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NFL Sunday Ticket On YouTube? Yes, Please.

NFL Sunday Ticket On YouTube? Yes, Please.

By Chris Crum August 21, 2013

Before we get too far ahead of ourselves here, let’s be clear right up front. As far we know, this is not something that is currently in the cards. But… DirecTV’s contract with the NFL, which makes it the exclusive …

Daniel Tosh Wants DirecTV/Viacom Beef Squashed Daniel Tosh Wants DirecTV/Viacom Beef Squashed
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Update: Viacom has pulled shows from its sites now, so more than just DirecTV customers are affected by this. DirectTV customers have lost Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central and 14 other channels, as Viacom has dropped its networks from the provider. …

DirecTV Chairman Not Worried About Apple TV DirecTV Chairman Not Worried About Apple TV

Speculation that Apple would release their own HDTV set sooner rather than later have gotten a boost from an unlikely source. Michael White, chairman of DirecTV, predicted that Apple would be launching their own TV, but that he didn’t feel …

DIRECTV To Start Offering 10Mbps Internet Connection DIRECTV To Start Offering 10Mbps Internet Connection
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Getting a good internet connection when you live out in the boonies has been the bane of country dwellers for years. There are options like Hughes but they are way too expensive and offer a waaay too small data cap. …

Dish Networks "Hopper" Adds Skip Commercials Feature Dish Networks "Hopper" Adds Skip Commercials Feature
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Every single TV watcher since the beginning of time (because let’s be real, time didn’t exist before TV was invented, right?) has wished for the ability to instantly skip over the commercials. Well now that technology is finally here. I …

DirecTV Turns on DRM, Subscribers Lose HBO DirecTV Turns on DRM, Subscribers Lose HBO
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DirecTV subscribers who enjoy watching Game of Thrones on their older HDTV set might find themselves blocked from doing so this week. Dave Zatz reported this week on his blog that DirecTV has implemented High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) digital …

MLB Network launches all-highlights channel MLB Network launches all-highlights channel

MLB pretty much has the right idea when it comes to the availability of it’s product Following in the footsteps of the NFL and their Red Zone and the NCAA and their Goal Line channels, Major League Baseball has launched …

DirecTV Launches iPad App Upgrade DirecTV Launches iPad App Upgrade
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Satellite television provider DirecTV just launched a complimentary iPad app update that would allow users to stream video content from anywhere. DirecTV added streaming functionality for iPad last fall, but users were restricted to watching their content on the same …

Sheen's Fiat and DirecTV ads are super lame Sheen's Fiat and DirecTV ads are super lame
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Fiat and DirecTV have banked on the visibly aged Charlie Sheen’s bad boy reputation in the hopes of boosting their sales. Sheen capitalizes on his wild past and cheesy 80s movie personas by driving a tiny Fiat 500 Abarth in …

DirecTV Offers New HD TiVo Boxes DirecTV Offers New HD TiVo Boxes

Good news for DirecTV users. after a ten city premier in early December, the satellite television provider is going nationwide with a new high-definition TiVo recorder. The new TiVo features a lot of what users have always enjoyed like swivel …

Football Cops: The Manning Brothers Fight Crime With Tight Spirals Football Cops: The Manning Brothers Fight Crime With Tight Spirals
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It looks like the NFL lockout has forced the Manning brothers to seek other employment. In an advertising campaign for DirecTV, Peyton and Eli Manning have teamed up to fight crime with nothing but their rocket arms and a couple …

DirecTV Petite Lap Giraffe Story Controversy
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If you ever need proof that truth is stranger than fiction, simply give this story a read. It tells of how a newspaper site ripped off a blog over a story concerning the legitimacy of DirecTV’s viral campaign regarding fictional …

Apple TV to Be Called iTV, Could Google TV Eventually Expand to DirecTV?
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Apple’s TV project has been renamed iTV, according to a report from Engadget, and it will run apps, much like the iPhone/iPad. Joshua Topolsky says, "it’s unclear if there will be cross-pollination between iPad and iPhone / iPod touch offerings and new Apple TV applications." It will apparently cost $99, but it reportedly won’t be able to handle 1080i or 1080p video.

Google In Ad Deal with DirecTV
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DirecTV and Google have entered into an ad sales partnership involving Google TV ads, the companies said today.

Under the deal, Google will become the sales representative for a broad selection of advertising inventory on several networks carried on DirecTV.

Could Hulu Potentially Harm Quality TV Shows?

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Clearwire Partners With Satellite TV Companies

Clearwire Corporation has entered into a distribution agreement with DIRECTV and EchoStar Communications.

 

Clearwire Finds Partners
Clearwire Finds Partners
New Advertising Deals for Google and Yahoo

Google is brokering a deal with DirecTV for broadcast ads. (Techmeme)