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Dish Asks FCC To Pause Review Of Softbank-Sprint Merger
2013-01-18 05:16:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Dish Network has asked the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to pause its review of Softbank´s proposed $20 billion acquisition of Sprint as the satellite television provider moves to acquire Clearwire, a company in which Sprint holds a slightly greater than 50% stake. The details behind Dish´s move are somewhat complex. Japanese mobile carrier Softbank acquired a 70 percent stake in Sprint in October. Sprint...

Slingbox Partners With Dish Network To Bring Content To The Masses
2013-01-09 09:39:56

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Dish and Slingbox have quite a presence at this year´s CES in Las vegas, announcing a new partnership which brings their customers´ favorite recorded content to their smartphones, tablets and PCs. Last year, Dish Network announced Hopper, a feature which enabled multi-TV households to have access to the same recorded content, regardless of where the DVR is located. This new announcement takes this recorded content...

New Dish Hopper Adds Sling
2013-01-08 19:56:28

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online At this week´s 2013 International CES, satellite TV provider Dish Network announced an updated Hopper DVR that will not only record a full week of prime-time programming from the four major broadcast networks, but that subscribers will also be able to stream content to remote viewers through the Internet. “Last year, Hopper delivered the Dish TV experience to multiple rooms. This year, we top that and deliver it...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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