DISH HopperGO lets customers take DVR on the road

Thursday, May 26th, 2016 
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DISH’s Pocket-Sized HopperGO Lets Customers Take DVR on the Road

  • Now available to customers for $99; not subject to any monthly fees
  • 64 GB mobile video drive takes 100 hours of DVR recordings on the go
  • Creates its own private wireless cloud to support up to five tablets and smartphones via DISH Anywhere app; no Internet connection required

HopperGo

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — DISH’s HopperGO™, a revolutionary new personal mobile video drive, today debuted to customers nationwide for $99. The 64 GB, rechargeable battery-powered device gives customers the ability to securely transfer up to 100 hours of recorded TV shows and movies from a Hopper 3 or Hopper 2 DVR for on-the-go, offline viewing.

“HopperGO is the perfect summer travel companion for nearly anyone, whether you’re road tripping, at the airport or lounging on a beach,” said Vivek Khemka, DISH Network Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. “It manages the burden of storage, so forget about deleting apps or pictures to free up space on your phone or tablet for video.”

HopperGO creates its own private wireless cloud that supports simultaneous viewing of different programs on up to five mobile devices via the DISH Anywhere app. It is compatible with iOS and Android smartphones and tablets, as well as Kindle tablets. Capable of up to four hours of streaming on a single charge, HopperGO can additionally be used while charging.

DISH customers can purchase a HopperGO by calling 1-800-333-DISH or visiting their nearest retailer.