Dish Network unveiled its "Sling-Loaded HD Duo DVR", which is being called the first high-def DVR to be integrated with place-shifting technology. This means that the ViP 922, which will be available for purchase in the spring quarter, can record video-on-demand on Dish Networks in high-definition, up to 1080p.
DISH Network Corporation has announced that Glenn White, a known satellite TV pirate, was sentenced to 14 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to illegally rebroadcasting DISH Network's programming.
AT&T Inc. has announced agreements with Circuit City and Wal-Mart to sell AT&T U-verseSM TV and AT&T U-verse High Speed Internet in more than 600 retail locations beginning this month. The agreements are the first national retail deals for AT&T U-verse, creating a powerful new distribution channel and providing consumers with another convenient way to learn more about U-verse services, check availability and place an order.
Conceptronic presents the Media Titan, a wireless 300 Mbps 11n HD media player and hard disk recorder with dual DVB-T tuner inside. With this Media Titan Conceptronic anticipates on the growing market of free to air DVB-T in several countries. The dual digital tuner allows consumers to record a movie or TV program on one channel and watch a different program on another channel at the same time. The media Titan supports movie format up to HD 1080p.
DivX, Inc. and Realtek Semiconductor Corp. has announced the DivX Certification™ of a new Realtek chip for Networked Media Box and PVR Set-Top-Box applications capable of playing back full high-definition video at the 1080p profile.