TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: DISH Player-DVR 942 HDTV DVR


Monty Solomon (
Tue, 18 Jan 2005 13:34:11 -0500

DISH Network Introduces Pay-TV Industry First with Multi-Room
Satellite TV Receiver That Records in High-Definition

LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 6, 2005--EchoStar Communications
Corporation (Nasdaq:DISH) and its DISH Network(TM) satellite TV
service announced today the release of its newest high-definition (HD)
satellite TV receiver, the DISH Player-DVR 942. No other pay-TV
company offers the innovative combination of HD and digital video
recording (DVR) features with multi-room capability like the DISH
Player-DVR 942.

Continuing as a leader in HD and DVR initiatives, DISH Network's DISH
Player-DVR 942 is the first-of-its-kind dual tuner, HD DVR with the
ability to view independent programs -- one in high definition and one
in standard definition programming on two televisions at once. It
features a massive 250 GB hard drive with a recording capacity of up
to 25 hours of high-definition and up to 180 hours of
standard-definition content.

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