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#21 OFFLINE   jclewter79

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Posted 30 December 2011 - 01:05 PM

I am hoping for WWE network at launch. I feel like we will probably get it because it will be the only way to watch wrestlemania this year. Will not be offered on PPV.
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#22 OFFLINE   Mark Martin

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Posted 30 December 2011 - 01:17 PM

I would really like to see Dish make it a priority to carry all hd local channels in every major and mid-size market. This is one area that DirecTV is heads and shoulders above.

Of course as a sports fan I'd like ESPNU & ESPN News in HD as well. I like Dish but if they don't make strides in these areas when my contract is up I will switch back to DirecTV.

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Posted 30 December 2011 - 01:24 PM

I would like for Dish Network to come out with a Dish-TiVo receiver.
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Posted 30 December 2011 - 04:08 PM

Speaking of TiVo, now that the lawsuit is over and Dish is paying settlement fees and license fees for the '389 patent, I'd like our existing receivers to go back to using the "violating" software. I'm tired of erratic jumps and FF speeds that are nowhere close to what is indicated.
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Posted 30 December 2011 - 05:22 PM

Move all sports programming to an upper tier and allow anyone that wants it to pay for it.

+1 & it should lower our price at least $5 dollars if we choose not to get the sports programming
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Posted 30 December 2011 - 05:29 PM

Also, BBC News, CNNi, AJE, Euronews English (without having to get international dish), other international news in English. If necessary, they could put it on an inexpensive tier (no more than $5).
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Posted 31 December 2011 - 04:52 AM

+1 & it should lower our price at least $5 dollars if we choose not to get the sports programming


I'm all for it. At least it will lower the basic package costs.
AN OLD GEEZER WHO REMEMBERS THE DUMONT TELEVISION NETWORK AND IT'S TOP RATED "CAPTAIN VIDEO AND HIS VIDEO RANGERS", TV NEWS ANCHORMEN WEARING HATS DURING THE NEWSCAST, ONLY 180 SECONDS OF COMMERICALS EACH HALF HOUR, 3 STATIONS ON THE AIR WITH THEIR TEST PATTERNS AIRED FROM 2 TO 3PM, PROGRAMMING FROM 3PM TO 11:30 AND SIGNING OFF AT 11:30PM. HOW COULD I FORGET THE SINGLE FRAME VERTICAL ROLL WHEN THE STATIONS SWITCHED FROM NETWORK TO LOCAL OR LOCAL TO NETWORK AND THE TIME TONE ON THE HOUR.

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Posted 31 December 2011 - 04:55 AM

Put all the home shopping channels into a seperate package. :)
AN OLD GEEZER WHO REMEMBERS THE DUMONT TELEVISION NETWORK AND IT'S TOP RATED "CAPTAIN VIDEO AND HIS VIDEO RANGERS", TV NEWS ANCHORMEN WEARING HATS DURING THE NEWSCAST, ONLY 180 SECONDS OF COMMERICALS EACH HALF HOUR, 3 STATIONS ON THE AIR WITH THEIR TEST PATTERNS AIRED FROM 2 TO 3PM, PROGRAMMING FROM 3PM TO 11:30 AND SIGNING OFF AT 11:30PM. HOW COULD I FORGET THE SINGLE FRAME VERTICAL ROLL WHEN THE STATIONS SWITCHED FROM NETWORK TO LOCAL OR LOCAL TO NETWORK AND THE TIME TONE ON THE HOUR.

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Posted 31 December 2011 - 08:56 AM

Speaking of TiVo, now that the lawsuit is over and Dish is paying settlement fees and license fees for the '389 patent, I'd like our existing receivers to go back to using the "violating" software. I'm tired of erratic jumps and FF speeds that are nowhere close to what is indicated.

Agreed.


Put all the home shopping channels into a seperate package. :)

Done. Unfortunately that package is included in AT120 and above. :)

It would be an interesting concept ... since shopping and infomercial channels pay for carriage (or at least offer some sort of commission based return) wouldn't dropping the shopping channels increase one's bill? Would one pay more to not have those channels available?

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Posted 31 December 2011 - 09:03 AM

Got it working. Needed a old-style Three Finger salute (Ctrl+Alt+Del) or in this case - unplug and replug. I can see recordings and the receiver thru Sling. Figured out that it works on Firefox and IE.

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Posted 01 January 2012 - 03:29 PM

+1 & it should lower our price at least $5 dollars if we choose not to get the sports programming


If customers did not want ESPN and Fox Sports, the credit today would be about $9.00 a month. And ESPN wants a 60% increase now......

Sports programming is over saturated now. But I'm happy to let anyone that wants it pay for it. The free ride on others supported over prices programming needs to stop.
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Posted 01 January 2012 - 03:49 PM

In addition to what others have posted, i'd like to see RSN's in full time HD not joining games in progress with HD




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Posted 01 January 2012 - 05:47 PM

How about something all of us can use and appreciate, a LIGHTED REMOTE. Directv has or had one. I loved it.


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Posted 02 January 2012 - 02:03 PM

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Superstations in HD ... after all, I pay for them.

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Posted 03 January 2012 - 12:25 PM

Put all the home shopping channels into a seperate package. :)


Shopping channels pay to be on Dish. I'd like QVC in HD..

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Posted 04 January 2012 - 11:27 AM

Family Pack with HD channels

#37 OFFLINE   Jhon69

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Posted 04 January 2012 - 05:51 PM

How about something all of us can use and appreciate, a LIGHTED REMOTE. Directv has or had one. I loved it.



Just get a Logitech Harmony 300i(controls 4 devices) from Target for $29.99+tax,then leave the lights on,I do.;):D

I highly recommend that USB internet programable/learning remote control.;)

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Posted 04 January 2012 - 09:21 PM

Useful information. I'll check it out. I've had several universal learning remotes in the past and never really cared for any of them.

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Posted 05 January 2012 - 09:52 AM

Disney Channels in HD, please. My family would be willing to pay an extra fee for them. It would be nice if we had the option to do so.

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Posted 05 January 2012 - 11:12 AM

Speaking of TiVo, now that the lawsuit is over and Dish is paying settlement fees and license fees for the '389 patent, I'd like our existing receivers to go back to using the "violating" software. I'm tired of erratic jumps and FF speeds that are nowhere close to what is indicated.




This is one excellent post and suggestion,which I totally agree with.+1.:)





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