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Published: Fri, 27 Apr 2018 02:49:39 -0500


Benefits of Using IPTV

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 20:12:41 -0600

Television keeps on changing with every dawning day. For many years now, people have been using cable providers to have the best content on their televisions. However, the model is now being replaced slowly because of the new innovations in terms of technology. There are many streaming services that have made a kill in the home entertainment industry and the trend seems to continue. The traditional cable model may is being disrupted further because of the entrance of internet protocol television, popularly known as IPTV.

The Curious Shift From Television To Catch-Up TV

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 11:27:00 -0600

The past decade has seen the shift of entertainment from regular television sets to online streaming apps - our very own Catch-Up TV. This move has changed the way we view TV shows by providing unlimited access to all our entertainment needs. Say No To Download Or Recording: Cloud streaming has made possible to view all your favourite shows for either free with some apps or for one small monthly subscription fee in others.

Opting For The Right Antenna To Use For The Home

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 08:37:07 -0500

Going back to basics is not only a convenient option for most situations but also a cost-effective one. This goes the same when opting for a TV antenna. There are many good reasons to do this.

Comcast - Why Rebranded?

Wed, 05 Apr 2017 13:01:41 -0500

Comcast, an American global telecommunication conglomerate is at a transition phase. The transition is most probably historic and will become a mile stone in the evolution of the corporation.

Should You Pick Now TV or Sky Q?

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:17:27 -0500

Sky Q or Now TV - That is the question. In this guide, we share the advantages and disadvantages of each system so you can make an informed choice.

How to Watch Television Online?

Mon, 06 Mar 2017 13:57:40 -0600

Television is one of the most common entertainments available almost in all the houses these days. Many of us rely on some local cable provider to watch television at home. However, there are numerous online television services available at a click of a button.

Cable TV - Do You Experience These Cable TV Problems Like My Friend Ted?

Fri, 11 Nov 2016 08:45:32 -0600

Whenever I meet Ted, we discuss any and everything under the sun. It generally includes many things with which we are not really concerned and which many people like us would never bother to even think about. But once we start our discussions, unknowingly, we become so very passionate about the whole thing that anybody who happens to overhear us would feel inclined to believe that our very existence depends on that particular thing or event.

3 Ways to Know You Are Getting the Best TV Service

Tue, 04 Oct 2016 08:19:47 -0500

How do you know you are getting the best TV service? Learn three features to look for and stop second guessing yourself.

IPTV and Its Application in Hotels

Mon, 22 Aug 2016 15:30:52 -0500

More hotels have improved their services and facilities by adopting modern technologies and high-end appliances and devices for their guests to use. Some of the most notable upgrades include upgrading bulky TV sets to sleek plasma, LED, or LCD screens.

IPTV - Turnkey Solution for TV Operators

Mon, 22 Aug 2016 15:30:12 -0500

Imagine being able to provide content to your users whenever and wherever they feel like watching your shows. This can be made possible with internet protocol television (IPTV), which lets your viewers watch your programs online using any device.

Taking A Look At The Different Types Of Satellite Antennas

Tue, 22 Mar 2016 13:52:26 -0500

Satellite antennas are heavily used in telecommunication, military, broadcasting, finance, public security, energy resources and a host of many other areas. To the everyday person, the units are used at home where they allow you to view more TV stations. While the antennas look similar, they are of different types. Here are the most common types:

Why Choose Sky?

Tue, 08 Dec 2015 07:56:33 -0600

Wondering what pay TV supplier to go with? Join us as we make the case for Sky.

Why Should You Choose Virgin Media?

Mon, 07 Dec 2015 10:18:50 -0600

With so many companies chasing your pay TV, broadband and mobile money, who should you pick? We make the case for Virgin Media.

Will Sky Q Be A Worthwhile Upgrade?

Fri, 04 Dec 2015 06:54:03 -0600

With Sky+'s 14th birthday just around the corner and Sky Q on its way, we take a look at the new service. Is it a worthwhile replacement, or just a costly upgrade?

Violence in Media and Its Effect on Behavior

Tue, 17 Nov 2015 15:05:06 -0600

Exposure to media violence can cause short-term and long-term effects on our children and adults. The primed concepts make behaviors linked to them more likely, when media violence primes aggressive concept the aggression is more likely.

Understanding Digital Broadcasting

Wed, 30 Sep 2015 08:25:51 -0500

For many years, TV signals have been broadcasted in analog format. Over the years, many countries around the world have started using digital broadcasting. The broadcasting format comes with a number of benefits.

New Direct To Home Plans in the Market

Wed, 15 Jul 2015 14:35:29 -0500

Direct to Home or DTH is basically a satellite TV broadcasting connected directly through a dish antenna on the roof of your house. This is a relatively new industry in India. However, it is growing by leaps and bounds. Tata Sky, Reliance Digital TV, Dish TV, Sun Direct, Videocon D2H, Airtel Digital TV, etc are some of the leading brands providing this service in India. One of the biggest advantage of DTH is the better picture and sound quality - it is a heaven for people who take entertainment seriously.

The Many Benefits of Digital TV: Freeview, YouView, Sky and Freesat

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:00:37 -0500

While moving over from the analogue signal to the digital signal may have been a real pain for many people, it has been worth the move as there are many benefits to digital TV. Now there is a lot more choice than just the five channels that people without subscriptions to satellite TV can get. This is just one of the benefits but what others are there?

Media, Reader's Choice and Sensationalism

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 06:58:12 -0500

Let it be a news story or otherwise, writers write to put in the picture of various stories. Such stories can entertain, inform, upset or enliven the audience. But, the writings that we come across in the media nowadays are often formulaic. Whether it's the consistent presence of sex scenes or the tendency to choose hot, trending topics as themes, there always arises a question if the media are promoting what readers want or the readers are selecting only such media which promote sensationalism.This article is intended to discuss the contemporary satmass media in the milieu of reader's choice and sensationalism.

Freeview, YouView Or Freesat: Good and No So Good Sides To All

Mon, 23 Mar 2015 13:56:43 -0500

There are many ways of watching digital TV and three popular choices are YouView, Freesat+ and Freeview. They all comes with good and bad points but which is most suitable for you?

What Is a 4K TV

Fri, 20 Mar 2015 08:23:36 -0500

This article is about the ubiquitous technology of 4K which is evident in current and upcoming TV and monitor models. The discourse takes place on what really is behind the buzz of 4K, how this 4K technology is becoming common these days, its application and future.

Choosing the Location of Your TV Aerial to Get the Best Signal Possible

Tue, 17 Mar 2015 13:26:48 -0500

Choosing the right location for your TV aerial can mean the difference between a picture that is crystal clear and one that is full of snow and which keeps breaking up. So where is the bes location when considering TV aerial installation?

Choosing the Best Satellite TV Installation For Your Family

Thu, 12 Mar 2015 15:27:32 -0500

Satellite TV is a popular alternative to Freeview and there are many options. So which might be the best choice of satellite TV installation for your family?

TV Aerial Installations - The Different Aerials

Mon, 09 Mar 2015 14:46:43 -0500

If you want perfect TV reception the key lies with your choice of aerial. A professional aerial installation company will of course help you to choose the most suitable type of aerial for the region that you live in. However you may be interested in the different types of aerials and their names along with more information about which type is best for what circumstances.

Guide to TV Aerials for the Best Signal

Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:15:20 -0600

If you live in the Mayfair region of London you are going to be surrounded by the buildings of the big city along with parkland and all of these things can have an effect on the strength of your TV signal. If you want to get the best signal possible on your TV it can pay to know a little about the different types of aerials, so here is a quick guide to getting the best picture possible with TV aerials in Mayfair.

DIY Solutions for a Poor TV Picture

Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:27:40 -0600

You sit down to watch the latest episode of your favourite TV show and your TV picture keeps breaking up with static and crackling. Many people will have met this fate and it can be very frustrating. However you might not need TV aerial repairs, take a look at these DIY solutions for a poor TV picture.

3 Great Choices for Satellite TV Installation?

Mon, 02 Mar 2015 08:35:14 -0600

Anyone thinking about making the move from Freeview and going for satellite TV will want to know what choices are on offer. So what are the choices for satellite installation, here are three great ones to consider?

Dish TV Guide - What You Need To Know Before You Pay For Dish TV

Tue, 23 Dec 2014 08:01:02 -0600

There are hundreds of options for television as a form of entertainment. Is satellite television the best option for you? Weigh your options.

Satellite Dish Specialists With Tailored Solutions

Tue, 02 Dec 2014 07:51:49 -0600

A satellite dish service has today become the preferred option over cable TV among households. Commercial spaces are also considering installing TV dishes on their office premises to offer entertainment to customers as they wait to be served. Its popularity is on account of the different advantages it offers.

TV Aerial Choices and Installation Tips

Wed, 08 Oct 2014 09:22:23 -0500

Many of the problems reported to us by customers turn out to be related to their previous aerial system or satellite installation. Getting the right signal is key to good TV reception. We do not recommended set top aerials as they rarely give good results.

5 Alternatives to Cable and Satellite Television

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 07:55:22 -0500

Cut your monthly entertainment bill by getting your fill of movies and television shows from streaming media players or an HD antenna. Here are five excellent alternatives to your pricey cable or satellite television subscription. HD Antenna An HDTV antenna gives you access to the free broadcast channels in your area, so you can watch them on your digital TV.

Satellite TV Providers - DIRECTV Vs DISH Network (DISH)

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:01:20 -0500

It's really confusing trying to figure out who's the best satellite TV provider - DIRECTV or DISH DIRECTV claims to have the best sports programming, the most HD channels, and the highest customer rating. While DISH claims to have the most channels, the cheapest price, and the most advanced DVR receiver. So what's the truth?

Introduction to Telescoping Masts

Tue, 08 Apr 2014 14:10:45 -0500

The design of a telescopic mast is such that its various sections can be caved into each other. Such masts find a wide range of applications, and there are many manufacturers and dealers for it. If you are looking for one, you should try the hobbyists' stores catering to radio buffs, suppliers of camping goods and stores selling telecom equipment.

Buying an Antenna Mast - What Should You Focus on?

Tue, 08 Apr 2014 13:19:08 -0500

An antenna pole or mast, more popularly known as an aerial or an antenna, is meant for collecting TV signals. In fact, an antenna can also collect radio signals from formal broadcasting stations, as well as from a 'ham' or amateur radio. Usually, an antenna has a fairly long lifespan, making it worthwhile to spend time looking for a quality product that fulfills your requirements.

DTH Offers in India Revolutionizing Television Experience

Tue, 11 Mar 2014 09:39:44 -0500

With outdated cable TV operators being shown the door, DTH services are continuously increasing their foothold in the market. With better picture clarity, clearer sound and many additional features like educational and regional packs, video-recording and movies on order, the statistics make it clear that DTH is the future of television.

The Concept of Television Exposed

Tue, 07 Jan 2014 08:44:17 -0600

This article reveals some of the effects of television on America from the vantage point of one citizen who was affected. I remember when radio was the dominate means of entertainment for the family at home.

Can You Get Apps for a Smart TV Much Like a Smartphone or Tablet

Tue, 01 Oct 2013 11:59:59 -0500

Harking back to time of GCSE science, I tend to reflect of the term 'application' normally meaning 'practical usage' as the exceptionally annoying section of these seemingly countless worksheets we had to pack out, just so we might set ablaze to something. The 'application' part was the spot where you needed to say what (if any) world, practical value your experiments had, which, because it seems, wasn't usually a great deal in my case. I remember a classmate pretty maliciously soaking a spider in hydrochloric acid once, but I doubted, even at age fifteen and three quarters, that it would turn into a well-liked type of pest control.

Hire Professional Installers For A Better TV Viewing Experience

Thu, 05 Sep 2013 15:56:21 -0500

Are you looking for a reputed television aerial installation company? Here's an overview of the most important factors to consider when choosing the best company for television aerial installation.

Cable TV Channels Are Really Wasting The Time of the Consumer - New Idea

Mon, 19 Aug 2013 06:10:34 -0500

The other day, I spent well over 2-hours going through all the stations on my cable TV, why you ask, well, because I didn't have the latest station listings, and I noted my old listing was all wrong, of course it is over 6-months old. After I was done writing down all the 500 plus channels on notebook paper, I found a newer directory listing, only 3-months old. Guess what, it didn't match completely either. "Hey," I thought, "that's not very fair!" Okay so, let's talk.

Optical Fibre Cable Uses and Applications

Fri, 09 Aug 2013 13:16:09 -0500

Fibre optics is highly in demand in telecommunication and networking. Many businesses prefer fibre optics over the standard copper wire due to many reasons such ease of use, fast transmission of data, and less data loss.

Factors to Consider While Having the Best Remote Network Design

Mon, 05 Aug 2013 14:45:05 -0500

The businesses are continuously under pressure to keep up to their standards and the business needs and trends in the markets are continuously shifting. As a result of these changing scenarios, workers need to be moving away from their offices. They may be deployed in a small sales office in a far-off location or working late night on their home computers or working from the hotel rooms, conference rooms or even sitting at their cars.

Dish Network TV Offers - Better Than DirecTV And Cable TV's Offers?

Wed, 31 Jul 2013 15:32:55 -0500

This is a great deal as far as pay TV goes, but how does it compare to the offers from DirecTV and the cable television providers? Let's take a look...

Satellite TV Review - DirecTV Versus Dish Network

Fri, 26 Jul 2013 07:38:29 -0500

At first glance the two major satellite TV companies - Dish Network and Directv - seem quite similar. But if you take a closer look you'll find that there are several significant differences. This article explains what they are.

Cheap Satellite TV - Is Dish Network Or DirecTV The Cheapest?

Fri, 19 Jul 2013 14:29:31 -0500

Want to find out which satellite TV service provider offers the very best satellite TV deal - the best services, the finest components, plus the most programs for the cheapest price? Here is a satellite TV review of Dish Network and DirecTV so you can judge for yourself...

Cable TV Vs Satellite TV - Which Is Better?

Thu, 04 Jul 2013 09:48:14 -0500

Cable TV has pretty much caught up to satellite television when it comes to level of quality, customer service, and cost, but there are several differences between the two you'll want to bear in mind if you're considering paying for satellite or cable television. This article compares cable TV vs. satellite TV.

Cable That Won't Mow You Down With Bills

Thu, 23 May 2013 09:28:35 -0500

The world today is a lightning roller coaster ride and you are constantly swished along at breakneck speeds. Society has moved on to newer mediums of relations and mutual connections. This holds true especially in areas of business, education, human resource pooling and job-probing.

The Deluge Of Online Videos - Viral Nonsensical Videos and Buried Gems

Tue, 21 May 2013 07:17:29 -0500

The other day, I was talking to someone who puts together videos for a local city and community. These videos are done under a public broadcasting program which was mandated by the FCC for the local cable companies. I noted that their inventory had something like 100 video interviews of local nonprofit groups, politicians, and local businesses. There were so many videos that you couldn't watch them all, but they were all of interest and things that anyone living in the city should probably know.

Points To Be Considered Before Antenna Installation

Fri, 10 May 2013 08:08:48 -0500

Antennas are mandatory for televisions. The customers should choose a well trained technician or company to fulfill their antenna or aerial installation needs.

Television Can Be a Horrible Distraction to Article Writing Unless You Use It As a Tool

Mon, 01 Apr 2013 08:53:47 -0500

They say that the Internet can be quite distracting, and I think we all know that's true, especially when it comes to social networks. Before, it was the television which was the big distraction in our society, often keeping people from becoming successful in their lives as they had put far too much time into sitting on a couch and watching the TV. Couch potatoes, that's what we called the generation that spent 4 to 5 hours per day sitting and watching the boob tube.

Purchasing Guide to Satellite TV

Wed, 20 Mar 2013 09:39:23 -0500

Satellite TV's are a new product in market offering awesome viewing experience. Here are some points to keep in mind when shopping for satellite TV.

HDMI Matrix Distribution on a Budget

Mon, 18 Mar 2013 13:03:40 -0500

This article discusses how to design an HDMI distribution system on a budget. In particular it focuses on budget HDMI distribution matrices.

Latest Trends in Smart TV - Could Apple Win?

Thu, 07 Feb 2013 09:23:46 -0600

The pace of technological change is accelerating, and the ritual of updating your home TV every 5-8 years is getting obsolete. Smart TVs (or connected TVs) are all the rage these days. They bring the whole new world of instant entertainment.

How to Save Money in TV Aerial Installation

Fri, 28 Dec 2012 09:30:31 -0600

The main reason why many people are cautious about getting a TV aerial installation is the possible cost to get it done. Spending a big amount of money for TV aerials may not be practical for some. They would rather be contented with the kind of reception that they get than paying more for aerial installation.

Brilliant Sky Broadband Packages

Fri, 28 Dec 2012 09:15:14 -0600

Find out all about Sky's amazing broadband services and why you should become a Sky customer today. They have three different packages, each one designed to fit different people's internet requirements, so you are sure to find one which will suit you and your household's needs whether it is for light browsing or high internet demands such as downloading and playing games online.

Steps in Solving TV Antenna Reception Problems

Tue, 20 Nov 2012 11:10:11 -0600

For many of us, the TV is our closest companion in the house. But whenever we get a bad reception from its antenna, there is no need to call anyone to fix this problem. Solving a bad TV reception through its antenna is very easy to do.

Digital Television Tunes to the Virtual Channel

Fri, 16 Nov 2012 09:51:41 -0600

With the transition to all digital broadcast television, confusion about TV channel numbers ensued, the Virtual channel number is designed to eliminate this issue. The virtual channel enables viewers to tune in and watch a program on the same channel number they previously watched the program on.

UHF and VHF TV Aerials - Know the Difference

Wed, 07 Nov 2012 10:25:40 -0600

There are obviously a lot of TV aerial types that you can find these days. Sometimes it's hard for you to choose, or which style to use for your set.

Once Upon a Time in America - The Background Story of Cable TV

Fri, 26 Oct 2012 10:13:19 -0500

There is a lot of interesting things to know about cable TV. I suggest you to read all about The Background Story of Cable TV.

Why Not Have TV Cable Channels For Corporate Conference Calls?

Wed, 17 Oct 2012 08:30:10 -0500

In mid-October of 2012 Citigroup had their corporate conference call on TV. There it was playing on CNBC in the middle of the business day. I thought that was great, and it's good to see that a bank which is too big to fail is actually opening it up for questions in that way. Plus, I thought there was more transparency because you could actually see who was asking the question, and perhaps that's the value of television along with Internet video feeds.

Satellite TV: Learn How Satellite Technology Works

Mon, 15 Oct 2012 16:53:11 -0500

Ever wonder how the television signal makes it to your home? All Satellite TV Companies deliver service from high-powered satellites located thousands of miles away in outer space. Satellite service is a highly sophisticated technology that consists of many components including: an uplink station, a high-powered satellite in outer space, along with a small antenna and receiving unit for one's home or business. Whether you choose DIRECTV, DISH or another provider you'll have a good understanding of how their service makes it into your home.

Important Things To Consider When Hiring Satellite Television Service Providers

Mon, 15 Oct 2012 07:37:16 -0500

With today's increasing technology in all areas of life, there have been noticeable changes in the television industry. Satellite use is quickly gaining popularity each year. This kind of TV is accepted for being more suitable and diverse as compared to the ordinary cable TV. This diversification has brought many players in the market, and a person should know what to expect from satellite television service providers.

Features Of Good Satellite TV Service Providers

Mon, 15 Oct 2012 07:32:33 -0500

The growth of satellite television over the years has resulted in numerous companies offering such capabilities. However, it is difficult to differentiate from one company to another because most of the companies provide similar kind of deals in their advertisements. However, you need to consider some important features that make good satellite TV service providers stand out from the others.

Digital Switchover: Why Should You Have An Aerial Installed?

Wed, 10 Oct 2012 10:41:52 -0500

If you live in the United Kingdom and have a "dumb box" hooked up with some rabbit ears, then it's time for you to finally step out of your cave and embrace the new world. Yes, things are a lot more different now since the last time you've woken up from hibernation and stepped out. By now, analogs should have been replaced by digital systems due to the "Digital Switchover."

How About Football Stadiums With 100s of High Definition Cameras Controllable By Viewers?

Tue, 09 Oct 2012 07:52:12 -0500

Well, it is amazing how much people get into their football, and if you are a sports enthusiast you know exactly what I'm talking about. You grab some pizza and beer, invite your buddies over, have a quick barbecue and turn on the large screen flat panel display in high definition. Isn't life great? Sure it is, but it's not as if you were there, you are merely watching on it all play out on TV. Nevertheless, sometimes the TV shows a better picture, and things you would not have been able to see if you were there in person. We all know this is true, but could we take it one step further?

5 Points to Follow in Adding an LNB to Your Satellite Dish

Thu, 27 Sep 2012 13:10:25 -0500

Awareness is the key to getting all your satellite equipment properly. If you are planning to have your own home satellite system, then you should be aware what goes into one of the most vital devices that complete it like the satellite dish.

Setting Up and Using Timers With DISH Is Simple

Fri, 21 Sep 2012 12:06:09 -0500

A DISH timer is your instruction telling the receiver the programs you want to view in the future. For most ERD (External Recording Device) or VCR, you select a specific program on a specific channel, and tell the receiver how often you want to record that program. Be sure to set up the receiver to control your VCR.

How to Enjoy Free TV Channels Through an SW-21 Switch

Thu, 20 Sep 2012 09:53:47 -0500

A lot of people have already discovered free TV viewing through installing satellite systems in their homes. However, as it is in man's nature to want something more than what they already have, it is expected for some of those already enjoying satellite TV to do something to enhance their TV viewing. If you are one of these and you wish to add on another satellite antenna to your system, then you will also need a sw-21 switch.

Why DISH: Advantages and Disadvantages of a Satellite TV Provider

Mon, 17 Sep 2012 10:38:33 -0500

People are smarter than ever, using research tools like the internet to make sure their diligent research pays off in the end. In today's world it pays to do homework on Pay TV providers. With all the offers available, it can be an overwhelming experience. DISH began offering its satellite TV services back in 1996. Over the years, they have become a dominant player in the Pay TV market.

5 Essential Things You Need to Know About a DiSEqC Switch

Fri, 14 Sep 2012 10:06:42 -0500

You will need several components to be able to install a free to air or FTA satellite system into your home. If you wish to view FTA programming using several television sets or you are planning to have more than one satellite receiver, then you should include a diseqc switch into your system.

The Way To Acquire Digital Television Inside The UK

Thu, 06 Sep 2012 14:43:26 -0500

Making sure you have got perfect digital reception is actually very important to having crystal clear television without suffering from break up within the display quality, however are you aware there's various methods it is possible to now enjoy Digital TV? Great Britain has recently gone through a significant revamp with the Digital Switchover, that finalized inside 2012. The Digital Switchover was basically the modernisation of all terrestrial viewing services, turning off the main analogue signal and also improving the coverage of digital reception.

How Will You Know You Have the Best HD Satellite Receiver

Thu, 30 Aug 2012 10:22:35 -0500

In this day and age when people need to have the best of everything, it is understandable that you would also be looking for the finest HD satellite receiver. With more and more free-to-air channels made available every day, it is just essential that you get a superior receiver device to complete your own home satellite system.

Shorter and Skinnier Weather Commentators Ideal for Satellite TV

Wed, 29 Aug 2012 08:12:50 -0500

Have you ever watched the local news waiting for the weather report? Perhaps you had something to do that weekend, and you wanted to make sure the weather would be good before you made your plans. How about this; have you ever noted that the weather person was standing right in front of the map at the exact location that you were interested in seeing? Perhaps there was a radar precipitation graphic flowing over the landscape, and behind the weather person reporter. But you couldn't see it because they would not get out of the darn way.

Why You May Have the Wrong Idea About Satellite TV Service

Mon, 20 Aug 2012 14:47:50 -0500

Satellite TV service is rather mysterious to a lot of people. When the professionals come in and assemble a variety of boxes with blinking lights, string together endless yards of cable, plug in a dizzying array of adaptors, and perch a UFO-like satellite dish on your roof, there's bound to be some confusion. This article attempts to dispel some myths, clear up some misconceptions, and give you some facts so you can make sense of satellite service.

Free Satellite TV, Free Installation - What's Next?

Wed, 15 Aug 2012 09:59:52 -0500

Satellite Systems use to cost a fortune but in today's world you can get one for free when you meet certain qualifications. The two major satellite TV providers, "DISH and DIRECTV," have more than 35 million subscribers combined.

Cable TV Companies - Good Business Model But Is It a Future Guaranteed Marketplace Winner?

Wed, 15 Aug 2012 09:18:35 -0500

The other day, I was talking to an individual who was a trainer for the local cable company. As you probably know the people that install cable services really need to know a lot to do the job, and it takes training, and a period of apprenticeship to ensure quality and success for the technician. My acquaintance noted that since his cable company no longer has a monopoly, and there is some new competition in town that many of the technician in his company have been recruited by the other.

The Digital Television Revolution

Tue, 14 Aug 2012 09:01:17 -0500

Digital Television has changed the way we interact by providing so many choices for content. What does the future hold for the ATSC and DVB digital standards, and what is the natural progression of digital technology?

DISH Vs DIRECTV: Similarities and Differences

Fri, 03 Aug 2012 10:40:45 -0500

Satellite TV has been commercially available for almost 20 years now. Most people do not know that Satellite TV is available from only two providers throughout the United States. Let's take a closer look at some of the similarities and differences between the top two companies, DISH and DIRECTV.

What Are Parental Controls and How to Use Them With DISH

Tue, 31 Jul 2012 08:55:36 -0500

Parental Controls provide the ability to password-protect programming based on ratings, or on a channel-by-channel basis. Parental Controls provide peace of mind to parents when their away from home. Here I'll explain the benefits or Parental Controls and How to Use Them.

Hiding, Locking and Changing the Password With DISH Is Simple

Mon, 30 Jul 2012 10:52:13 -0500

Sometimes we receive programming that needs to hidden or locked. Here I'll explain how the shows can be hidden and locked on the receiver by programming a password. These controls help eliminate the channel from the lineup so unauthorized users cannot view the content.

Create and Edit Your Favorite Channels With DISH

Mon, 23 Jul 2012 14:48:26 -0500

Here I'll explain what a favorites list is and how it'll enhance your experience. What are Favorites Lists? These are lineups of your favorite channels. You can create and change the lists, adding and removing channels as you wish.

Learn How to Order and Review Pay-Per-View Events With DISH

Fri, 20 Jul 2012 13:28:33 -0500

Learn how to order and watch Pay-Per-View Channels with DISH. We'll explore how to order and Review these many types of events. Knowing how this process works may save you time and money when ordering an event.

Learn How to Use DISH to Search for Shows

Tue, 17 Jul 2012 16:16:07 -0500

Learn how to search for shows with DISH. I'm here to explain some steps to search for shows using the remote controller. These tips are for receivers with standard menu controls other versions are available.

Satellite or Cable: Which Is Better?

Tue, 17 Jul 2012 11:49:49 -0500

Not sure if cable or satellite is better? Then you should check out this article! Most people see compelling ads that point out each provider's latest features and offers but are the most important factors to consider when choosing a provider. This article will give you a better understanding of cable and satellite.

Changing Multiple Online News Feeds - Varying Rates of Speed and Viewer Attention Spans

Mon, 16 Jul 2012 09:02:03 -0500

It seems that those that run the financial cable television news each day are finding new ways to keep the humans entertained and watching their show. When they go into a station break there are all sorts of graphics which pop up, along with the common sound themes. Their branding is absolutely brilliant, and I know this because it is something that I study. Further, lately I've been noticing all the different newsfeeds which come across the screen.

Massive Continuous Solar Flares - What If Everyone Was Equally Microwaved?

Mon, 16 Jul 2012 08:44:42 -0500

In Iran's capital, Tehran, the government didn't want the political opposition getting a foothold during a previous election season. They didn't want the satellite TV broadcasting information into the country or into the city where the most voters were. Those controlling the political structure and government decided to use microwave interference throughout the city stopping those incoming satellite TV signals. Many folks said they could hear buzzing in their ears, and they got severe headaches.

Why People Are Choosing Satellite TV Over the Cable Company

Fri, 13 Jul 2012 08:01:08 -0500

Generally, cable TV is associated with programs that are available by subscription beyond the traditional local programming that is picked up with an outside antenna. Over the years, satellite TV has developed many advantages over the local cable companies. Digital service delivers with 100% digital audio and video so the picture and sound is always crystal clear.

Changing Channels, Using the Program Guide and Browse Banner Is Easy With DISH!

Wed, 11 Jul 2012 16:11:52 -0500

Some people are hesitant to change TV providers because they're not sure how user-friendly the other service is going to be once it's installed. Here is some detail about Changing Channels, using the Program Guide and Browse Banner.

Satellite TV - "Why All the Fuss?"

Mon, 09 Jul 2012 10:19:06 -0500

It's very simple, satellite TV is an industry that provides cable channels over a stand-alone system known as (DBS) Direct Broadcast Satellite. This system works anywhere in the United States as long as there is a clear view of the southern sky. The system is independent and doesn't rely on other components around the home other than electricity.

Satellite TV - Explore The Endless Advantages

Thu, 05 Jul 2012 14:55:15 -0500

Practically everyone has a television in the home, but not everyone is getting the most out of their viewing experience. If you don't have satellite TV, you're missing out on many extraordinary features.

10 Tips For Finding The Best Deals For Satellite TV

Tue, 03 Jul 2012 11:19:46 -0500

When it comes time to move, or at least time to start plans to move, odds are you'll be looking for the best deals on satellite TV. Even if you have purchased satellite TV previously, some of these tips could be useful to you as well.

Tips for Do It Yourself Digital TV Antenna Installation

Fri, 29 Jun 2012 17:56:37 -0500

The advent of the modern technology has raised the demand and requirement for getting the correct type of antenna installed for your television set. If you want to enjoy an uninterrupted and superior television viewing experience then you need to seek out the help of an expert TV antenna installation company.

Simple Tips for Changing Channels and Menus on a Standard DISH Receiver

Fri, 29 Jun 2012 17:50:39 -0500

Here are some simple tips for changing channels and operating a standard receiver's menu. Things that aren't obvious must be introduced. Otherwise, how is anyone supposed to know these options even exists. Let's go over operating procedures for changing channels and using the menu.

Sourcing for the Best Aerial Installation Company

Thu, 28 Jun 2012 14:46:26 -0500

When a home purchases a new television model, it would need to be installed. The discerning consumer would want to choose a reliable and experienced aerial installation company that is well versed with communal aerials. A successful aerial installation is vital to the homeowner to ensure good signal receptivity and viewing.

Finding the Quality TV Aerial Installation That You Deserve

Tue, 26 Jun 2012 15:03:07 -0500

The possibility of falling into a wrong decision for the TV aerial is more likely lesser if you have the right information about everything. You just have to work on becoming a smart buyer will ultimately get the best quality TV aerial installation that you deserve.

Get to Know Your DISH System

Mon, 25 Jun 2012 11:21:12 -0500

To understand how the DISH system works consumers should become more familiar with the components. Knowing your satellite system can be very rewarding experience. Let's take a look at the components from the satellite dish outside to the menu on the set-top box.

DISH's New HD DVR: Learn Why the Hopper Is More Than Your Average DVR!

Mon, 18 Jun 2012 14:15:32 -0500

Digital Video Recorders (DVR) are nothing new but it's good to know that providers continue to innovate and integrate their products. Traditionally, a DVR is generally known as a large bulky set-top box that sounds like an old desktop computer. It can store all your favorite movie and TV shows. Recent breakthroughs have made technology more advanced allowing manufacturers to produce more efficient and attractive models by bringing new technology into the product.

An Overview Of Satellite Internet Service

Thu, 14 Jun 2012 11:16:38 -0500

A growing number of households now obtain satellite internet service. Traditionally, such services are provided specifically using low altitude Earth orbit satellites. Geostationary satellites are at times used to offer higher data speed. However, the main drawback of such satellites is the inability of their signals to reach some polar regions of the world.

DISH or DIRECTV: Similarities and Differences From the Top in the Satellite TV Industry

Thu, 14 Jun 2012 11:13:44 -0500

Satellite TV is a pretty common term for American households these days. If you're interested in satellite TV, you'll need to decide if DISH or DIRECTV is the better choice. Since both companies deliver a similar service, it's important to understand what to consider when making the right decision for your business or household. Every person has a different opinion on how to breakdown each company from price to package but is that really all you need to know! Probably not, here's a quick look that will provide some more insight on each company.

Setting Up DISH for a Second Home, RV or Commercial Vehicle Is Easy

Wed, 13 Jun 2012 11:03:04 -0500

Many families spend part of the year at a second home or traveling across the country in a recreational vehicle. Some customers want to view their favorite programs away from their primary home. DISH has an easy solution no matter what the situation may be.

Learn More About DISH's Auto Hop Feature

Mon, 11 Jun 2012 10:32:03 -0500

The Auto-Hop feature was created by DISH to automatically hop over commercials during the evening hours with the Prime Time Anytime feature. This feature is available on the Hopper and Joey system. The Hopper is the primary high-definition unit with a digital video recorder while the Joey's are secondary high-definition receivers that utilize a tuner from the Hopper. This feature is only available during primetime broadcasting when recorded on the Hopper set-top box with Prime Time Anytime. Existing (DVR) Digital Video Recorder customers already have the option to skip over the commercials with skip forward button that hops forward thirty seconds. The purpose of this feature is to provide a more enjoyable experience for the end-user. Those who prefer to skip over the commercials can automatically do so with the Hopper rather than having to press the button every time a show goes into commercial.