Entries Tagged as 'Satellite TV'

Hulu Readies Live TV As Sling TV Links Up With LG

April 20th, 2017 · No Comments · 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Cable TV, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, DVR, Full HD 1080p, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, LG Electronics, News, OLED, OLED, OTT services, Satellite TV, Skinny TV services, Streaming Services

  The selection of live over-the-top TV services is about to get even larger following reports this week that Hulu is planning to launch its long-promised live TV service next month. The launch timing report first surfaced on TechCrunch, which cited internal company communications and confidential sources. The May launch will be a bit behind […]

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Roku Licenses TiVo Patents For Future Enhancements

April 12th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, electronic program guides, Live OTT services, News, Satellite TV, search and recommendation, Second Screen, Streaming Services, UHDTV

                                                                                         Roku just upgraded the firmware in its media player and Roku TV operating system to monitor what users watch on live TV to help make meaningful recommendations for over-the-top (OTT) streaming programs, but a new patent licensing agreement with TiVO revealed Wednesday indicates even more robust capabilities could be the way. TiVo (formerly known […]

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Roku TVs Get A Firmware Update

April 11th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, 720p HD, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, electronic program guides, Full HD 1080p, HDMI, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, Live OTT services, News, Satellite TV, screen mirroring, search and recommendation, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

  Roku revealed this week that it in the process of updating its popular over-the-top (OTT) streaming services platform for all Roku devices. The latest version of the Roku OS, which is called OS 7.6, will be rolling out to all connected Roku players and TVs in coming days and weeks. Among the key features […]

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DirecTV, Fox Sports To Start 4K Satcasts Friday

February 13th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, News, Satellite TV, Satellite UHD 4K TV, UHDTV

  DirecTV will present the California-Stanford NCAA basketball game live in 4K Ultra HD from Fox Sports on Feb. 17, 2016 on channel 106, one of its three dedicated 4K channels. The satcast will be the first live 4K sporting event carried via DirecTV’s collaboration with Fox Sports network. More events are expected to follow […]

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DirecTV Begins Live 4K Coverage Of Pebble Beach Pro-Am

February 9th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, Full HD 1080p, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Satellite TV, Satellite UHD 4K TV, UHDTV

  Golf fans with 4K Ultra HDTVs and a DirecTV subscription will be able to view the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament from California’s Monterey Peninsula February 9-12th with the action beginning at 3 p.m.-6 p.m. EST each day. AT&T’s DirecTV coverage team will be using 4K cameras positioned at holes 7, 17 and […]

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DirecTV Opens 4K Channel Access To Lower Tiers

December 21st, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Satellite TV, Satellite UHD 4K TV, UHDTV

  4K Ultra HD enthusiasts who don’t love having to subscribe to top DirecTV programming tiers to get access to three 4K HD channels, have reason to rejoice. DirecTV’s Mari Melguizo, a spokesperson for AT&T Entertainment & AdWorks, confirmed a report on TV Predictions.com this morning that said  subscribers to the satellite TV service who […]

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Antenna Maker Mohu Launches Cord-Cutting Assistance App

December 20th, 2016 · No Comments · Cable TV, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, Full HD 1080p, LCD Flat Panel, News, Satellite TV, Satellite UHD 4K TV, search and recommendation, Second Screen, Sling Box, Streaming Services

                                     Mohu’s Leaf Antenna Will Be A Recommended Tool On New App Television antenna manufacturer Mohu launched Tuesday a new app for prospective cord cutters called Untangle.TV. Untangle.TV is a free app built to simplify the cord cutting […]

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FCC Chairman Leaves New Cable Box Rules In Doubt

December 16th, 2016 · No Comments · Cable TV, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, News, Satellite TV, Satellite UHD 4K TV, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players

  Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler’s announced resignation from the commission Thursday likely ends his attempts at new cable-box rulemaking that would have opened cable services to third party equipment manufacturers and threatened current equipment leasing models by cable multi-system operators. Wheeler, who said he will leave the commission effective Jan. 20th, led the […]

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