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  • Top Rated Streaming Media Devices to Consider

    March 11 02:56 PM

    Talk of streaming video is everywhere, and it’s a critical part of the entertainment in millions of U.S. homes. The number is growing every day and it’s easy to see why. Streaming video offers consumers more choice and control over the content they purchase, and how and when they watch it. There’s a reason Netflix is so successful: It’s easy to use, it’s inexpensive to buy and it works. Incredible new streaming content products roll out each week, including the recently announced Internet-based Sling TV from DISH and HBO Now, the premium network’s first product sold directly to consumers. ... Read more...

  • Sling TV Targets “Cord-Cutters” with Low Cost Streaming TV Option

    March 11 10:01 AM

    With its recent launch to consumers, Sling TV offers the first viable Internet-delivered alternative to traditional cable and satellite TV service platforms. Popular channels like ESPN, AMC, TNT, CNN and Disney, along with a selection on-demand content from these channels, adds to its appeal. Priced at $20 for the primary channel package, which is substantially less than most standard Cable TV and Satellite TV packages, Sling TV offers an attractive alternative for those looking for a small number of channels with no long term contract or commitment. Sling TV also offers portability, as it ... Read more...

  • HBO Now to Launch First on Apple TV

    March 6 06:28 AM

    $15 Standalone Price Expected In the quickly evolving world of streaming TV, sources at HBO shared details this week with the International Business Times about the network’s much anticipated standalone streaming service, called “HBO Now”, which is expected to launch sometime next month. This new product marks the first time HBO will be available directly to consumers. Just in time for the new season premiere of HBO’s current ratings leader, Game of Thrones, the price of HBO Now is expected to be around $15 per month when it launches in April. Company sources also shared HBO’s intention to ... Read more...

  • 10 Things to Watch for on Your Cable Bill

    February 9 02:34 PM

    Look for Hidden Costs It’s easy to overlook small price changes and hidden cable costs. Pricing and options add up quickly these days. Automatic payment plans are dandy, but it’s still a great idea to check your cable or satellite statement every month to understand all of your charges. We recently did this ourselves after several months of procrastination and found we were paying an extra $42 each month for options we no longer use. That’s $504 a year! Here’s what to watch for: 1. Current Charges Your Pay TV bill is often paid in advance, or at least for the past two weeks and the two weeks ... Read more...

  • DISH Network Announces Web Based TV

    January 6 06:48 PM

    DISH Network Announces Web Based TV In a move announced this week at CES and one that could mark a major shift in how consumers purchase favorite channels, DISH Network, the country’s second largest satellite TV operator, announced Sling TV with the tag line Take Back TV, an inexpensive, over-the-top streaming subscription package that will offer some of the most requested and most watched networks on TV. Cable and Satellite companies operate today in a highly competitive landscape and one where those under 30 frequently opt out of traditional cable and satellite packages, yet these same ... Read more...