October 2016


Is a Satellite Dish an Antenna?

Is a satellite dish an antenna? Yes. And you need both if you want the ultimate in home viewing entertainment. A satellite dish is a type of antenna. The idea to use these communications devices to…


DIRECTV Now coming in November?

Call it “plausible.” A leaked email has surfaced detailing the potential rollout of DIRECTV Now, DIRECTV’s streaming-only service. While this site does not link to or quote from leaked information, it should be fairly easy…


DISH offers NBA TEAM PASS for displaced fans

Who isn’t a displaced fan these days? So many people grow up in one place and move to another, especially with the economy the way it’s been the last decade or so. That’s why I believe…



AT&T did well this past quarter

It’s a good day to be an AT&T stockholder. Although the market is holding back its enthusiasm for the Time Warner purchase, the financials released quietly over the weekend tell a story of a strong company getting even stronger. Revenues…


OPINION: AT&T and Time Warner

The news came out of nowhere late in the day, that AT&T was definitely planning on purchasing Time Warner. There were rumors, but before there was even time to confirm them, this video began to circulate:…




STREAMING SATURDAY: Amazon Bringing Back Bosch

The Amazon original series Bosch is returning and I’m a big fan, but I’m mainly posting this to get under Stuart Sweet’s skin. Amazon recently announced a fourth season for Bosch, it’s original detective series based upon the…


The DIRECTV C30? What is that?

The other day I spoke to a customer who claimed that while at DIRECTV about five years ago he had beta tested a “C30” DIRECTV Genie Client. We all know that the first Genie client to…



“DIRECTV Now” to cost $50 for 100 channels?

There have been a number of reports this week claiming that DIRECTV is pricing its new streaming service at $50 per month. While that’s not an unreasonable guess, it’s just that — a guess. Apparently this all started…