Latest News: Technology |  Celebrity |  Movies |  Apple |  Cars |  Business |  Sports |  TV Shows |  Geek

Trending

Filed under: News | Home Entertainment

 

Dish Network Launches 15th Satellite

Mar 22 2010, 11:33pm CDT | by

Dish Network Launches 15th Satellite
 
Buy Dish Network from Amazon Cyber Monday and Black Friday Now
 

Dish Network this week launched EchoStar XIV into the sky, its 15th satellite which will help the company expands its already-massive HD channel offerings.

With a constellation of 15 satellites, Dish Network has more metal in the stars than any other TV provider.EchoStar XIV was launched from a base in Borat's hometown Kazakhstan.

Dish Network currently offers 160 HD channels, putting it at the top of the HDTV competition. However, it has drawn criticism for its multi-tiered HD pricing structure which can add several dollars a month to a TV bill that would cost nothing extra on cable.

However, satellite technology allows for faster and wider deployment of HD coverage. An executive VP at Dish, Tom Cullen, said in a press release, "We look forward to extending our industry-leading HD line-up to well over 200 channels."

You Might Also Like

Updates

Shopping Deals

 
 
 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/6" rel="author">Mark Raby</a>
Based in New York City, Mark follows the consumer electronics industry like a hawk. A published book author, he has a particular affinity for 3D technology and video games, and as such will surely be in the market for a new pair of glasses soon. Mark can be contacted directly at mark@i4u.com.

 

 

Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Taylor Swift has a Lot going for her
Taylor Swift has a Lot going for her
Taylor Swift is one cool country singer. And she has a lot going for her.
 
 
Rihanna and Drake truly madly deeply in Love with each other
Rihanna and Drake truly madly deeply in Love with each other
The popster, Rihanna and rap artist, Drake are reportedly truly, madly and deeply in love with each other. This comes two years after their infamous split.
 
 
Kim Kardashian reveals a Few Factoids from her Life
Kim Kardashian reveals a Few Factoids from her Life
The gorgeous chunk of feminine beauty, Kim Kardashian has revealed a few factoids from her semi-charmed life.
 
 
Hershey’s New Logo looks like a Steaming Pile of Poo
Hershey’s New Logo looks like a Steaming Pile of Poo
Hershey’s new logo is out now. But the only problem with it is it looks eerily like an emoji symbol of a steaming pile of poo.
 
 
 

About the Geek Mind

The “geek mind” is concerned with more than just the latest iPhone rumors, or which company will win the gaming console wars. I4U is concerned with more than just the latest photo shoot or other celebrity gossip.

The “geek mind” is concerned with life, in all its different forms and facets. The geek mind wants to know about societal and financial issues, both abroad and at home. If a Fortune 500 decides to raise their minimum wage, or any high priority news, the geek mind wants to know. The geek mind wants to know the top teams in the National Football League, or who’s likely to win the NBA Finals this coming year. The geek mind wants to know who the hottest new models are, or whether the newest blockbuster movie is worth seeing. The geek mind wants to know. The geek mind wants—needs—knowledge.

Read more about The Geek Mind.