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Comcast vs. Dish Network (comparison)

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Comcast is a Multi-system operator (MSO), offering TV, Internet and phone service in 40 states as well as the District of Columbia. The company is the largest cable TV provider in the US, with approximately 22.3 million subscribers reported in January, 2013. Comcast offers several different TV packages under the...

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DirecTV vs. Dish Network (comparison)

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Ready to switch from cable to a satellite dish? DirecTV and Dish Network each have benefits and drawbacks. DirecTV is known for better customer service, but Dish Network is actually the provider with live 24/7 assistance. Dish has the Hopper, which lets you skip commercials in Primetime, but DirecTV has...

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Belkin G1V1000 @TV Plus Review

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 Some reviews are difficult not because of the technology discussed, but because the purpose of that technology doesn’t come across as having any value. We can all say that TV has its good moments amidst the bad — and that’s why we watch so much of it. But not in...

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Slingbox PRO-HD Review

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It’s a given that a mobile device is carrying around video content — smartphones and tablets aren’t “glorified” MP3 players, after all. But there seems to be a disconnect between the content you can view in your home — i.e., on the television — and that which you can take...

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Redbox vs Blockbuster (comparison)

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With so many movies to rent movies, it’s hard to figure out which one is best for your you. Netflix is still the leader of the pack, but it now has some fierce competition with the likes of Blockbuster and Redbox. So how does Redbox and Blockbuster’s movie rental program(s)...

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Dish Network Just Bought Blockbuster For $228 Million

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Dish Network just bought Blockbuster for $228 million in cash.  We can only assume that DirectTV is laughing their asses off, all the while scratching their heads. What the hell does Dish plan to do with 1,700 retail locations?  There’s no way they could break even on the investment by...