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Mobile Applications In Satellite Tv

Author : Michael Alam

Cellular applications consist of software program that runs on the cellular device and can be utilized for a variety of purposes. Dish Network and DirecTV contains cellular apps to manage their DVR's functionalities. By downloading these apps on compatible cellular devices, subscribers can manage their DVR anywhere and anytime. The following a comparison in between cellular apps of Dish Network and DirecTV is given.
DirecTV Cellular Apps:

Mobile apps of DirecTV with their features are mentioned below.
DVR Scheduler Cellular App for Smartphones and Others:

DirecTV's DVR Scheduler Cellular app enables subscribers to method their DVRs remotely via . This app can also be downloaded on compatible cellular phones. The DVR Scheduler Cellular app for iPhone has been downloaded by over a million users mainly because the very first launch. This iPhone app was capable for getting many awards as one of the most cellular app. The features of DirecTV's DVR Scheduler app are stated below.

* Subscribers can browse and research for movies and shows on the simple technology as much as 14 days in advance.

* Using the app, subscribers can get instant data of different shows for instance description, length and rating of several TV shows.

* Subscribers can browse for several shows by time and date of broadcast.

* The app can also be downloaded on smartphones of Android, iPhone, iPod touch, Blackberry, Palm Pre, Pixi etc. Though DVR Scheduler app have arrived newly for Android and WebOS devices but for iPhone devices the app has been downloaded broadly from lengthy time back.

* Subscribers can set DVR to record by a single episode or an entire series. Within the recent time more than 12 million shows have been scheduled being recorded by subscribers of DirecTV.

* With this app, subscribers can order DirecTV Cinema PPV movies and events without the need of the receiver connected to a phone line. Further they are able to method the movies to become recorded simultaneously. Subscribers can record to any DirecTV DVR utilizing this app.

* Subscribers can set their DVRs utilizing this app even if they don't possess smartphones. They are able to manage their property DVR from anywhere by heading to on their world-wide-web enabled cellular devices.

NFL Sunday Ticket To-Go Cellular App:

NFL Sunday Ticket To-Go is designed to permit subscribers of DirecTV to watch NFL Sunday Ticket games on their compatible cellular devices. With it, subscribers can have the selection to follow NFL games without the need of a miss even as soon as they're nowhere near a TV. To entry this, subscribers need to just download the cellular app on their compatible cellular devices for instance iPhone, iPad, pick Blackberry, Android devices and Palm Pre. Subscribers ought to also have NFL Sunday Ticket subscription. To log into NFL Sunday Ticket To-Go, subscribers require an account in or they've to build a username and password ahead of accessing. With NFL Sunday Ticket To-Go, subscribers can appreciate right here features.

* Subscribers are granted entry to live coverage of virtually every NFL game. They are able to also switch in between different games anytime.

* Subscribers can entry the Red Zone channel and watch numerous games streamed on the channel.

* The new NFL Sunday Ticket To-Go app enables subscribers to watch highlights of past games. Subscribers can thus relive their well-known moments on the game, watch the significant moments from every game and several more.

* NFL Sunday Ticket To-Go provides a snapshot of modern-day week's completed and in-progress games. Subscribers can also examine the schedule to your upcoming games

* Subscribers can also track well-known players' performance. They are able to examine game and player status quickly for every game.

* Subscribers can also entry NFL Sunday Ticket To-Go on their PCs.

DirecTV SportBar Finder App:

With DirecTV's Sports Bar Finder app, subscribers can uncover bars that give entry to DirecTV sports programming. This app, powered by DIRECTV uses GPS to study the nearest bars inside subscriber's area which will be screening the newest game. The app can be downloaded is compatible with specific models of cellular phones including Android and iPhone. This newest app from DirecTV give subscribers the opportunity to watch sports in their favorite locations with close friends and similar fans. Features incorporated by the Sportsbar Finder app are stated below in brief.

* The Sportsbar finder app actually works utilizing GPS from the iPhone or Android and identifies subscriber's location and pinpoints the surrounding sports bars close to it.

* With this application, subscribers can virtually scroll in the database of more than 80,000 sports bar locations with DirecTV service.

* Subscribers can filter the result of their research further, to verify specially which bar consists fan of their common team. Subscribers can cheer their favorite team with fans of only that team.

* As soon as subscribers pick a location, they will get location information. Subscribers can email the details to close friends with invitation to join them during the bar.

Dish Network Cellular Apps:

DISH Remote Entry allows subscribers of Dish Network to manage their DISH Network DVR (compatible DVRs) remotely. Subscribers must just download the app on cellular devices. To login subscribers have to have a Dish Network account. If subscribers don't have an account they've to register one, for username and password. The app can also be downloaded on PC, iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and Android cellular devices. Dish network is very first to introduce DVR scheduler app optimized for iPad.

Features of Dish Remote Entry app are given below.

* With Dish Remote Entry app, subscribers can watch TV shows and recorded posts of DVR proper on their cellular devices.

* With the app, subscribers can browse the method in search of programs and TV shows. Subscribers can look for by title, genre, network, keyword or actor.

* Dish Remote Entry app can be employed to schedule a recording of show in DVRs. Subscribers can edit in addition to delete recordings, set priorities and thus can also manage DVRs remotely.

* With this app, subscribers can use their cellular device as remote controls of TVs. While using cellular devices, subscribers can alter channels, begin playing recorded programs, and pause live TV.


From above explanation, it's observed that DirecTV provides a lot more range of cellular apps than Dish Network. The NFL Sunday Ticket To-Go app as well as the Sportsbar Finder app of DirecTV aren't offered for subscribers of Dish Network. But Dish Network has introduced Dish Remote Entry app for iPad that may be not offered elsewhere. DirecTV's DVR Scheduler app includes virtually the exact same functionalities as that of Dish Network's Dish Remote Entry app. NFL Sunday Ticket To-go and Sportsbar Finder app of DirecTV are additional apps having a range of advantages.

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