Latest Set-top box Stories

2012-01-19 08:00:00

RVNN.TV significantly boosts distribution and reach of its recreational vehicle focused internet television network with release of a dedicated RVNN.TV channel on the Roku streaming video player. The Roku displays internet-delivered television and games such as Angry Birds on consumer flat screen TV´s, and is the #1 selling internet television set-top box. Viewers in over three million homes that own Roku players can now lean back and enjoy over a dozen RV business and lifestyle shows...

Dish Announces Upgraded Satellite Services
2012-01-10 07:42:31

Dish Network announced at CES upgrades to it´s satellite based broadband internet and DVR services. The new broadband internet service will boast download speeds up to 12Mbps and upload speeds of up to 3Mbps. Hughes, Dish´s closest competitor, offers download speeds up to 2Mbps and download speeds of 300Kbps. The upgraded internet will cost $79.98 per month with a $99 installation charge. The price is bundled with Dish´s satellite TV service. The new service will go live, along with...

2011-11-09 13:00:00

The worldwide satellite STB market has experienced slow to negative growth in recent years. Scottsdale, Ariz. (PRWEB) November 09, 2011 The worldwide satellite STB market has experienced slow to negative growth in recent years as both the number of subscribers and the conversion from SD to HD has impacted the market. That trend is about to change as new In-Stat (http://www.in-stat.com) research forecasts that digital satellite STB unit shipments will grow by nearly 14% in 2012....

Word of the Day
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.