Dish Network Remote Access and Sling Now Available on Android Tablets

Posted Thu Jan 13, 2011 at 07:00 AM PST by Dick Ward

If you've got something with a screen in your home, there's a good chance you can watch Dish programming on it.

Dish has been pushing hard on the mobile and handheld device front and it seems to be getting a lot of love from customers. The latest to get some sweet, sweet Dish love is the Android tablet.

To start things off, Dish announced that you'll now be able to access your DVR from an Android tablet. That means you won't have to be sitting in front of your TV to schedule a new show. Of course, you can still sit in front of the screen and use the tablet as a controller if you like.

That's the less exciting news. The really good stuff is that Android tablets now work with Sling-enabled devices, giving you the ability to watch your TV right on your tablet. It's an invaluable solution for those on the go, or those that just got up for a snack.

Source: Broadcasting Cable

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Tags: Industry Trends, Sling, Android, Dish Network (all tags)