The future of TV is the ViP922 satellite TV receiver from DISH Network. The ViP 922 allows TV enthusiasts to watch and control their favorite TV shows and sporting events from anywhere in the world via a broadband Internet connection on their laptop or mobile phone. With five video sources, including satellite, broadband and optional over-the-air tuners, viewers will never run out of shows to watch. The ViP 922 also features a multi-tuner DVR with up to 1,000 hours of recording time and supports connecting external hard drives for even more storage capacity.
The ViP 922 can also be controlled using DISH Remote Access, a new way for consumers to control their TV viewing experience over the Internet. DISH Remote Access features a powerful search engine for the TV along with the ability to schedule the ViP 922 DVR timers remotely.
Other ViP 922 features include:
• News feeds located on the home screen, giving viewers instant access to national news, weather, sports, and stock quotes.
• Ability to organize channels by channel name or number.
• 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480i and 480p support.
• Internet-delivered DISH On Demand including 1080p content.
• Ability to move one day in the guide while browsing full screen EPG or partial EPG.
• Connections to home networks via Ethernet, HomePlug Turbo (the next generation of HomePlug that allows for faster in-home transfer of content using home power lines), or WiFi (with optional WiFi adapter).
• Powerful search capability across all available video sources, including IP, VOD, satellite or DVR.
• Intuitive timer creation and DVR management, allowing users to categorize programming by groups (video source, title, genres) or by content description (date, length, ratings and more).
• Ability to load photos, MP3s and selected Internet content.
• Future upgrades such as photo sharing, movie ticket purchases, family calendars, instant
Call One-Stop Communications today to have your new DISH Network ViP922 installed.
Ask anyone that owns a Digital Video Recorder (DVR) and they will tell you it has changed the way they watch TV. A DVR will allow you to pause and rewind live TV, although the best features come into play with the ability to record shows. All DVRs have a built-in scheduling system to automatically record your favorites even when you are not home, without the hassle of additional equipment or tapes. You can also search for a particular show title or movie and schedule the DVR to record it several days in advance.
Once a show has been recorded, you can watch it any time that is convenient for you; there is no need to miss any of your favorite shows! The best part about watching a program that has been recorded is that you can fast forward through commercials. A thirty-minute show typically only takes 15-20 minutes to watch without regular commercial interruptions.
Both DISH Network and DIRECTV offer great DVRs with their programming, usually without any upfront cost to purchase the equipment. It has never been easier get a DVR. Be sure to check out the latest promotions at www.onestop.biz.
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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – May 18, 2010 – DISH Network L.L.C., America’s fastest-growing pay-TV provider, now leads the largest satellite and cable companies in the U.S. in customer satisfaction, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI).
In this year’s survey, DISH Network scored a 71 for customer satisfaction – a significant seven-point increase from 2009 and well above the 2010 pay-TV industry average of 66. DISH Network scored three points higher than DirecTV, four points higher than Cox, 10 points higher than Comcast and Time Warner, and 11 points higher than Charter. Phone companies Verizon and AT&T rated highest in the category with scores of 73 and 72, respectively.
In addition to receiving the highest scores for customer satisfaction among satellite and cable companies, DISH Network topped satellite and cable providers in customer loyalty and perceived value. DISH Network also received the fewest complaints in the entire industry for the second year in a row, and advanced in areas of customer expectations and perceived quality, with scores above the industry average.
“DISH Network’s dramatically-improved ranking in the ACSI survey is testimony to the considerable strides we made over the past year to re-establish our leadership in customer service,” said Charlie Ergen, Chairman, President and CEO of DISH Network. “We know our customers have many choices when it comes to TV, which is why we remain committed to providing them with best-in-class service at an unmatched value.”
The American Customer Satisfaction Index is a national economic indicator of customer evaluations of the quality of products and services available to household consumers in the United States. The national index is updated each quarter and month with new measures for different sectors of the economy. The overall ACSI score factors in scores from more than 200 companies in 44 industries and from government agencies over the previous four quarters. The Index was founded at the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business and is produced by ACSI LLC. ACSI can be found on the web at .
About DISH Network
DISH Network L.L.C., a subsidiary of DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH), provides more than 14.3 million satellite TV customers, as of March 31, 2010, with the highest quality programming and technology at the best value, including the lowest all-digital price nationwide. Customers have access to hundreds of video and audio channels, the most HD channels, the most international channels, state-of-the-art interactive TV applications, and award-winning HD and DVR technology including 1080p Video on Demand and the ViP® 722 HD DVR, a CNET and PC Magazine “Editors’ Choice.” DISH Network Corporation is included in the Nasdaq-100 Index (NDX) and is a Fortune 200 company.
SOURCE DISH Network Corporation
From now through May 31, 2010, new and existing DISH Network customers who sign up for credit card auto pay and provide and email address will receive five pay-per-view coupons by e-mail.
Existing DISH Network customers may sign up for credit card auto pay and provide an e-mail address through the online customer account manager at www.dishnetwork.com. If you do not already have an online customer account, you may create one (please note that your account number or receiver number is required to create an online customer account).
New customers can sign-up for DISH Network by contacting One-Stop Communications.
Total number of cell phones in the United states as of June 2009: 276,610,580(CTIA)
Total number of automobiles in the United States in 2007: 254,400,000 (Department of Transformation)
Percentage of teens in the U.S. with a cell phone: 82 (Pew internet & American Life Project)
Percentage of those with a cell phone who text: 76 (Pew internet & American Life Project)
Average number of texts sent per month by a teenager in the U.S.: 2,899 (Nielsen)
Percentage of drivers 16- to 24-years-old observed visibly manipulating handheld electronic devices while driving: 17 (Pew Internet & American Life Project)
Percentage of teens, aged 16-17, who have texted while behind the wheel: 26 (Pew internet & American Life Project)
Percentage of teens, aged 12-17, who have witnessed someone texting while driving: 46 ( Pew internet & American Life Project)
Percentage by which using a cell phone reduces the amount of brain activity associated with driving: 37 (source: Carnegie Mellon)
Percentage of car crashes which involve some form of distracted driving: 85 (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration)
Approximate number of people who died in 2008 in crashes involving a distracted driver: 6,000 (NHTSA)
Approximate number of people injured in 2008 in crashes involving a distracted driver: 500,000 (NHTSA)
Use rate, in percentage, of handled electronic devices while driving among females:1.2 (NHTSA)
Use rate, in percentage, of handled electronics devices while driving among males: 8 (NHTSA)
Percentage of cell phone users who said that they use a hands-free device that cradles the cell phone: 28 (Harris Interactive)
Percentage of drivers in states requiring drivers to use a hands-free device who said they actually do use one: 55 (Harris Interactive)
Number of states that have implemented a ban on texting while driving : 20
Number of states that have implemented a ban on all handheld devices: 8
Fine for first and subsequent offenses for texting while driving in California, respectively: $76; $190
Average number of seconds that texting takes a driver’s focus away from the road : 4.6 (Virginia Tech Transportation Institute)
Number of yards a car will travel in 4.6 seconds at 55 mph: 100 ( Virginia Tech Transportation Institute)