CES: Dish Adds iPad Access to Blockbuster Streaming-Movie Service
Satellite operator set to announce ‘Hopper' multiroom DVR this week
By Todd Spangler, Multichannel News -- Broadcasting & Cable, 1/8/2012 9:28:00 PMComplete Coverage: CES 2012
Dish Network released an iPad app for customers with its Blockbuster @Home service or who subscribe to premium movie packages, including HBO or Cinemax, to watch a selection of movies and TV shows on their tablets over any Internet connection.
On Monday, Dish is scheduled to debut a multiroom DVR -- dubbed Hopper -- along with plans to launch broadband satellite service later this summer.
The updated Dish Remote Access app, now available for iPad, is free to customers. The Blockbuster @Home service -- previously called Blockbuster Movie Pass -- provides DVDs by mail and streaming video over the Internet. The service is free for 12 months to new Dish subscribers and $10 per month for existing customers.
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