Satellite TV

The EU’s ban on Russia Today (RT) and Sputnik has just gone into effect after the bloc formally adopted the sanctions, meaning media regulators are now expected to monitor compliance,…

EU’s ban on Russia Today and Sputnik is now in effect

Satellite telecommunications startup Astranis has achieved a key technical milestone with its MicroGEO product, a small geosynchronous communications satellite that it will use to launch its first commercial service starting…

Astranis reaches key milestone with MicroGEO communication satellite, aims for service to begin next summer

Sling TV’s growth has slowed dramatically as the competitive landscape for live TV streaming services has heated up. Despite this, the Dish-owned streaming service remains ahead of rivals in terms…

Sling TV closes year with 2.4 million subscribers, but growth slowed significantly

Microsoft announced support for over-the-air TV broadcasts, including HD content, early in April. I’ve been using the setup since, after enrolling in the Xbox One Preview program and receiving a…

Over-The-Air HDTV Makes Xbox One A Near-Perfect Cord-Cutting Console
Hardware

Think your satellite dish is secure? It's not.

11:47 am PST • February 17, 2009

From TV to internet, most people think that their satellite dish connection is secure and unhackable. Well, it’s not. Using equipment that he built himself for under $1000, UK resident…

I live in a building that has a contract with Comcast and refuses to allow its residents to use satellite dishes, which I guess is fine. I think they’re ugly,…

Dish Network people were excited on Monday when it was announced that 22 new HD channels would be added to the HD package, bringing the total number of HD channels…

I live in an apartment. It is a nice apartment with great views of most of Seattle, from the Downtown all the way up to the U-District and even the…

So it seems our good friends at EchoStar are all set to piss off some networks. To that, we say “Kudos!” They’re set to announce a DVR archiver that will…

<img align="left" class="left" src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/01/satellite receiver and go. But if you could take out that whole pesky "running cables" thing, you'd have a real entertainment box. Hauppage and Cyberlink have done…