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2011-01-11 09:12:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsoon Multimedia, a leading provider of video convergence products, today launched the Vulkano Blast, which is very easy to set up and integrates DVR, web video, TV Anywhere, Universal Plug and Play streaming (UPnP), Mobile Video Recording and 160 GB internal storage for just $199.99. The Vulkano Blast is the most versatile and powerful TV video platform today. It gives consumers the freedom to watch TV and web video content from...

2011-01-07 11:25:00

LAS VEGAS and BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- From the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Sling Media, Inc., today announced a subscription offering that will soon be available on select 4G smartphones on the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Mobile Broadband network. Sling Media has created a subscription service offering that gives Verizon Wireless customers the ability to watch their home TV on new 4G smartphones. The subscription service provides a...

2010-11-24 10:00:00

FOSTER CITY, Calif., Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sling Media, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (Nasdaq: SATS), today announced the availability of the SlingPlayer Mobile(TM) player for the Apple iPad. Available for purchase on the iTunes App Store, SlingPlayer Mobile software for iPad lets Slingbox® owners extend their living room TV experience to their iPad and takes advantage of the iPad's high-resolution, 9.7-inch LED-backlit display for...

2010-11-18 12:16:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- DISH Network L.L.C. today became the first pay-TV provider in America to introduce a true TV Everywhere(TM) offering, giving DISH Network subscribers the ability to watch all of their live and recorded television programs on compatible smartphones, tablets and laptops. DISH Network subscribers can access these features when they download and use the DISH Remote Access application in concert with their broadband-connected,...

2010-08-05 05:45:00

Subscribers to Dish Network will soon be able to watch live satellite TV on certain mobile devices. The satellite television company is planning to offer the service for the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and BlackBerry devices in September, and on mobile phones using Google's Android operating system in October. Special hardware will be needed to have the service on the mobile devices. Sling Media's SlingBox, which sells for $180 to $300, is one option. Another option will be for Dish subscribers...

2010-02-04 06:11:00

DALLAS, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T* today announced that its 3G mobile broadband network will support Sling Media, Inc.'s SlingPlayer Mobile(TM) app. Sling Media, a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (Nasdaq: SATS), originally developed its wireless app to make efficient use of 3G network bandwidth - and to conserve the finite wireless spectrum available to the wireless industry. Since mid December 2009, AT&T has been testing the app and has recently...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.