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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....

AT&T's U-Verse Bringing Wireless To Your TV Set
2011-10-25 13:13:53

AT&T is bringing TV everywhere with U-Verse: a wireless TV service that will allow users to set up their TV virtually wherever they want it -- in any room and on any wall. New set-top boxes will use a home´s Wi-Fi to get TV programming, with no need for the traditional coaxial TV cable. Just plug your TV in, connect the set-top box, and watch TV. “You could move your U-Verse to the patio for the football game if the weather´s nice or to the guest room if you have...

2011-09-21 12:00:00

The set top box market can be categorized as a mature one. Scottsdale, Ariz. (PRWEB) September 21, 2011 As a whole, the set top box market can be categorized as a mature one. That is to say, it has reached a state of equilibrium or at least the absence of significant growth. Thatâs not to say, however, that there arenât segments of the business that are innovating and growing at fairly significant rates. New In-Stat (http://www.in-stat.com) research identifies the...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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