Introducing The Hopper By DISH Network: Changing The Way Americans Watch TV
There is a new animal in town, and its bringing whole-home entertainment to a home near you. The DISH Hopper is an innovative new way to share recordings between any HD TV in your home. The Hopper is a HD DVR receiver with three satellite tuners that provides full functionality to every TV by communicating with its partner, The Joey, a client receiver that has no satellite tuners. When you decide to go with the Hopper or The Joey, you are making the decision to watch TV differently and boy is it changing the way Americans are watching TV. Cable and Satellite TV subscribers’ addition of DVR’s has grown 5 and 7% between 2010 and 2011. The amount of households that have multiple DVR’s have also jumped 5 and 7% between 2010 and 2011 for cable and satellite TV providers. Here are some other statistics on how Americans watch TV.
- How Americans watch TV: One their mobile phone (30 million), DVR or VOD (111 million), On the Internet (143 million), Traditional TV (288 million).
- The Number of TVs Per Household: 1 TV (17.7 million), 2 TVs (32.7 million), 3 TVs (28.3 million), 4 TVs (35.9 million).
- Households with TVs in the following rooms: Living/family rooms (88%), Bedroom (68%), Kitchen (17%), Garage (7%), Bathroom (2%).
The Hopper can connect up to 4 HD TVs from a single Hopper and 3 Joeys and you can watch recorded and live TV on 4 HD TVs at the same time. In addition to that you will get full DVR functionality on every TV, including the ability to pause, fast-forward and rewind live TV, while sharing DVR recordings between any HD TV in the home. One key feature you will not get with any other whole-home entertainment system is the Primetime Anytime. Primetime Anytime will give you instant on Demand access to 8 days of primetime content from ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC. To learn more about adding the Hopper and Joey to your list of satellite TV programming visit us at Connect Your Home or call (888)566-3979. What would you record if you could record up to six programs at one time?
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