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DIRECTV launches two Hurricane Matthew channels

Be safe out there. DIRECTV has launched two severe weather channels for those looking for information on Hurricane Matthew. Here are the details from their press release: The Severe Weather Mix on 361-1 (Replacing the…


OPINION: DIRECTV by any other name?

At some point, I suppose it could happen. The DIRECTV name could go away, in favor of “AT&T Entertainment.” I was pretty confident a year ago that the DIRECTV name would survive in the short term, and…


DIRECTV adds Estrella TV nationally

Who says DIRECTV isn’t adding HD channels? OK, so maybe they’re not adding the ones you want… but just today DIRECTV turned on Estrella TV for those who have the En Español package. It’s on channel 442. It’s…




Outdoor Wi-Fi Access Point

People need Wi-Fi hotspots everywhere these days, including outdoors. Solid Signal has a Wi-Fi device that creates the perfect outdoor access point. Are you someone who likes to spend times outdoors? Or maybe you’re an…


FUN FRIDAY: This is Great TV

While I usually extol the virtues of streaming, I’ve developed a renewed hope in traditional TV these days. A big part of this inspiration is due to NBC’s latest drama series, This is Us. My biggest problem…


Flat Screen Cleaning System

If you have a flat-panel TV, you need to keep that screen clean without scratching or damaging the it. Solid Signal has what you need to keep your LCD or plasma TV system clean. Since…


This remote extender just keeps on going.

We’ve been talking about since 2008. Yeah, seriously. It’s just one of the most useful little things we sell at Solid Signal. I’m talking about the NextGen Remote Extender, the little device that lets you take any…


THROWBACK THURSDAY: Come “GO” with me

If you’ve been reading the blog, you’ve probably noticed that DIRECTV rolled out its Mobile DVR product a few weeks ago, giving Genie DVR users the ability to stream and offload their recordings to mobile device….


DIRECTV Sports Mix is better than ever

I think DIRECTV’s mix channels are awesome. They do special ones for most major events as well as dedicated channels for NFL, MLB and others. Over the years they’ve turned into very solidly performing ways to…