Posts Tagged: "DirecTV"

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Comcast’s XFINITY vs. DirecTV (comparison)

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In our ongoing TV service provider comparison series, let’s compare two giants — XFINITY® from Comcast and DIRECTV – and help you determine which is the right fit for you, just like we did in our DIRECTV vs DISH review. Comcast is the largest cable TV provider in the US, serving approximately 22...

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DirecTV Review

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If you are in the market for a cable alternative, please read our DirecTV vs Dish review that compares the two satellite television services. History DirecTV first launched service in 1994 and celebrated their one millionth customer about a year-and-a-half later in November, 1995. Today, they serve approximately 20 million TV subscribers...

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Cox vs. DirecTV (comparison)

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Cox Communications is the third largest cable TV provider in the United States. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the company has about 6 million subscribers, with approximately 3 million customers paying for digital cable service. As a multi-system operator (MSO), Cox also provides Internet and phone service along with TV. Cox’s recently...

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Time Warner Cable vs DirecTV (comparison)

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Last month we pitted Time Warner Cable® against DISH, as well as DirecTV vs DISH. This time let’s see what happens when we compare TWC to satellite TV provider DirecTV. Since DirecTV only offers television service, we’ll just look at how it compares to Time Warner Cable’s TV service, and...

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DirecTV vs. DISH

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In our DIRECTV vs DISH review, we show how DISH and DIRECTV each have their benefits and drawbacks – and which one may be right for you. Ready to switch from cable to satellite tv? At a high level, DIRECTV is known for better customer service, but DISH is actually the provider with live 24/7 assistance....

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DirecTV Releases iPhone App, Browse & Record Programs

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DirecTV released an iPhone app today that allows its subscribers to control their DVR box any where there is an Internet connection. DirecTV subscribers can search for programs up to 14 days in advance of airing, schedule one episode or a series to record, browse by channel, date or...

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DirecTV Officially Cancels The HDCP-20

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Bated breaths no more. 3 years in development and with nothing to show DirecTV has canceled the HDPC-20, a tuner that was designed to integrate the satellite service with Windows Media Center. As stated by a company spokespersons:...

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DirecTV HDPC-20 Media Center Box

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DirecTV, which has a Tivo HD in the works, is going all in on the DVR tip.  In short, the HDPC-20 is supposed to make it a snap to get hi-def content on your PC with DVR functionality and presumably an EPG.  The additional value adds are unspecified special features...

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DirecTV and Tivo Announce New HD DirecTV Box

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Now they just need to hurry up and form a partnership with Time Warner (I can wish, right) so I can ditch my Moxi box.  No offense to Moxi, but Tivo has a superior product.  There isn’t a ton of news to divulge here, but from what I’ve gathered DirecTV...