August 2012

TIP: Keep those cables wound loosely

Do your cables look like this? These cables were prepared by a DIRECTV-certified technician. As you can see the input cables are gently looped around, rather than making a sharp bend. This is the proper way…

DISH expands its IPTV offerings

According to a press release DISH is moving further into the IPTV space with additional international channels. DISH has taken the lead over DIRECTV in IPTV, partnering with Roku to provide DishWorld service on Roku IPTV…

Bad news for cable, good news for cord-cutters

The second quarter numbers are in, and it’s not a great time to be a cable company. Broadcast Engineering reports that the top 13 multichannel providers (cable and satellite companies) lost a total of 325,000 subscribers last month….