The new Hopper w/Sling does have wifi.
His comment was about the HD quality and not the tech behind it, and was in line with what most observe. D* and E*'s HD PQ is nearly the same to the viewing eye of all except those with picky eyes, and of course fanbois!
IMO HD PQ doesn't mean Squat anyway. If the Price, Programming,Equipment Balance doesn't level out then I don't care about the PQ.
I would say PQ is the last thing on my list.
The differences between all providers are so close, I for one couldn't even use that as a factor.
We aren't comparing 1980's SD programming off of Rabbit ears.
DIRECTV Since 5/13/2012:
Living room Master Bedroom Bedroom 2 Bedroom 3 Office/Bedroom 4
HR34-700 / C31-700 / HR24-500 / HR23-700 / H25-100 /
Slimline 5 / SWiM 16 / Premier / HD Xtra / MLB EI / MRV
Blue Ridge Cable Networked 30-3 Mbps