Monday, March 08, 2010
Dish Network was the first in the industry to offer a DVR, or digital video recorder. They were also the first to offer multi-room receiver that broadcasts in standard and HD programming. They were also the first in the industry to provide their customers with an MPEG-4 receiver. This multi-room receiver was the first DVR to broadcast in HD. Dish Network was also the first to offer the digital/analog converter box with a DVR.
Dish Network was the first provider to offer ethnic programming, designed specifically for the Hispanic community. This programming provided Hispanic households with original Mexican programming, broadcast and the native Spanish language. Dish Network also offers international programming, broadcast in a variety of native languages, including French, Russian, Greek, German, Polish, Korean, Japanese and more, for a wide variety of channels and programming options.
Another Dish Network first was the HD 1080p formatting. HD 1080p was the creation of Dish Network, and was offered to Dish Network subscribers, giving them the opportunity to go to the movies will staying in the comfort and privacy of their home. The HD 1080p formatting has up to six times the resolution a standard formatting and offers even more digital clarity than traditional HD. HD 1080p has been compared to Blu Ray technology for the image and sound enhancements it delivers. Dish Network was also the first pay TV provider to offer an entire series broadcast completely in HD 1080p. Dish Network, as well as their competitors, offer newly released movies in this formatting, saving time and money for families that like the cinematic movie format, but not the prices.
In addition to great receivers and formatting, Dish Network was the first company to offer local channels in their prospective areas for the entire United States. Subscribers can watch their local news, sports and community events on the same programming package as they watch their favorite hit TV shows, Video On Demand programs and national and regional sports shows.
Dish Network brings innovation and quality to the home entertainment industry, giving families an economical way to spend quality time together. Dish Network offers these great products and services for low monthly rates that almost any family can afford, while continuing to provide quality and setting industry standards for viewing options and equipment.