DISH subsidiary AirTV launches streaming device

AirTV, a wholly owned subsidiary of DISH, has launched a new streaming device that integrates free over-the-air channels, Netflix, Sling TV and YouTube. The 4K Android TV-based AirTV Player will be available alongside AirTV Pro Install – a service that offers expertise, installation and setup of over-the-air (OTA) antennas. “Americans are rediscovering free local, over-the-air TV for […]

Microsoft to launch Xbox One DVR next year

Microsoft is due to launch an over-the-air TV DVR that will plug into its Xbox One games console next year.  Announcing the plans at computer and video game event Gamescom in Cologne yesterday, Microsoft said that DVR functionality is “one of the most requested live TV features” and that it will be available in select […]

Only 7% of US homes rely on over-the-air TV

Just 7% of US TV households rely solely on an antenna for their television programming, according to a new report by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA).  The study found that 83% of TV households receive their programming through traditional pay-TV services – cable, satellite or fiber to the home. However, this marks a drop of five percentage points […]