DISH Continues to Blur Traditional Pay-TV Boundaries; YouTube App Debuts on Hopper 3 DVR
Only nationwide pay-TV provider in the U.S. to deliver YouTube on a
Popular video streaming service joins other Hopper apps including
Netflix, Pandora, Vevo
Available now on all Hopper 3 set-top boxes
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
The YouTube app today debuts on DISH's Hopper 3 DVR, bringing viral
videos and original content from creators across the globe to the TV
screen via set-top box. DISH customers can now access their favorite TV
shows and the Internet's most popular videos without changing inputs or
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YouTube now available on DISH's Hopper 3 (Photo: Business Wire)
The YouTube app was included in DISH's latest software update pushed to
Hopper 3 set-top boxes last night. With this update, DISH becomes the
only nationwide pay-TV provider in the U.S. to deliver YouTube via
set-top box. YouTube joins several Hopper apps that together bring a
range of entertainment options to customers, including Netflix, Pandora,
Vevo and The Weather Channel.
"We designed Hopper 3 to be much more than a conventional set-top box,"
said Niraj Desai, DISH vice president of product management. "By
aggregating apps like YouTube and Netflix with live linear television,
Hopper 3 is capable of serving as a household's comprehensive
Users watch hundreds of millions of hours on YouTube every day,
generating billions of views. DISH customers can now search, browse and
play videos, as well as log into their YouTube and YouTube Red accounts,
directly on a Hopper 3.
The YouTube app on Hopper 3 can be accessed from channel 371 or by
selecting the "Apps" button on the remote control. Customers can also
use the YouTube app on mobile devices to cast videos directly to their
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