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What is “over the top” (OTT)?

Other than, well, a Stallone movie about arm wrestling, of course. You’l hear this term used from time to time, and because the concept is becoming more popular, you’ll probably hear it more. “Over-the-top” refers to…

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Is DIRECTV losing YouTube support?

The following message is making the rounds at several support forums: YouTube Application No Longer Available via DIRECTV April 20, 2015 Due to changes in third party software, the YouTube application will no longer be available…








CES2015: DISH Announces Sling TV

This changes everything. We’ve known for some time that DISH was planning a streaming service and they announced it in a special pre-CES press release. It’s still not final but we’re getting a very good idea…


2015 Predictions: The Year in Internet

You know, that internet thing seemed like it was finally catching on. My predictions for 2015 are pretty dire. The internet came to most homes about 20 years ago, and at least in the United States,…


BREAKING: DISH adds Netflix to Hopper

This changes everything. Today, DISH becomes the first major pay-TV provider to integrate Netflix streaming into its products. According to a press release dated today, Hopper users will be able to access their Netflix content through the familiar…