StarBand announced the national launch of the new StarBand 481 Residential service with a monthly fee ranging from $69.99 to $89.99 based term commitment length. More HERE . SES Americom is preparing for the launch of AMC-15 that will reside at 105 degrees. It will support the Americom2Home offering and some of EchoStar's services. More HERE. We have posted the DirecTV High Definition PPV schedule for September. On the schedule, you will notice that starting September 12th, the NFL games run on Sundays from 6am - 8:30pm. More HERE. Those with Series 1 DirecTivos might want to check out THIS THREAD. A nasty bug has been discovered with the latest 3.1.0c software upgrade. Believe it or not but the brits will be lauchning an all-ads channels consisting of only tv commercials. Do you think we are next? More HERE .