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Roku Gets DISH International Programming

May 28th, 2012

Roku is an easy streaming device that doesn’t require anything more than your existing TV and wifi internet. Simply connect it to your TV and wifi and you can use it to access your existing subscriptions, now including DISHWorld.

DISHWorld has more than 50 international programming channels, including the leading Hindi, Arabic, Urdu, Bangla, and Brazilian channels. If you aren’t already a DISH subscriber you can subscribe to DISHWorld with plans starting at only $19.99/month. Programming is currently available for Roku 2 and Roku LT players, and coming to Roku HD this summer. DISHWorld offers popular international channels like Al Jazeera, SET Max, GEO TV, ATN Bangla, and PFC which features Brazilian programs and soccer events, and many more. Check out more information, including channel line ups, at

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DISH World Equipment: In Depth Look

August 5th, 2011

DISH World is an exciting new IPTV service available from DISH Network! By simply connecting the DISH World receiver to your television and high speed modem or router you’ll be able to enjoy the best in international programming.

When you order DISH World you receive the following equipment:

  • Receiver
  • Remote
  • AC Adapter
  • HDMI Cable
  • RCA Composite Audio/Video Cable
  • Ethernet Cable
  • S-Video Cable
  • Wireless Network Access Adapter

On the front of the receiver:

  1. Power light: this amber light turns on when the receiver is connected to a power source.
  2. LAN light: this yellow light turns on when the receiver receives data via the ethernet cable.
  3. WLAN light: this blue light turns on when the receiver receives data via a wireless network.

On the back of the receiver:

  1. Power Jack
  2. S-Video, for using an S-Video cable to connect the receiver to your TV
  3. Y/Pb/Pr Component, also known as Red/Blue/Green Component cables, for HD picture
  4. CVBs Video for standard definition, most often seen on RCA composite cables
  5. Audio terminal
  6. USB port, can be used to connect the Wireless Network Access Adapter if your receiver cannot be placed near your modem or router
  7. HDMI port, carries HD video and digital sound, unlike with the S-Video, component and composite video cables you will not need to use the audio terminal when using HDMI cable
  8. LAN port, for connecting your receiver to your modem or router via ethernet cable.

The buttons on the DISH World remote, from left to right and top to bottom:


  • Power, this puts the receiver into standby mode and will turn your TV on and off.
  • A, this will take you to the setting screen.
  • Home, this returns you to the main screen.
  • B, not currently used.
  • C, not currently used.
  • D, will stop playing the current content.
  • FAV, takes you to your list of favorite channels and is used to set channels as favorites in the guide.
  • GUIDE, brings up the program guide.
  • CC, not currently used.
  • REWIND, used to rewind content.
  • PLAY, used to play content.
  • FAST FORWARD, used to fast forward through content.
  • STOP, stop current content.
  • PAUSE, pauses the content.
  • SELECT and ARROW BUTTONS, used to navigate and select on screen menus.
  • BACK, moves back one page when applicable.
  • NEXT, moves forward one page when applicable.
  • VOL, turns the volume up and down.
  • MUTE, mutes the sound.
  • INFO, shows information on the current content.
  • CH, turns the channels up and down.
  • 1-9, used to switch channels for live TV.
  • SHIFT, used to display additional characters when using the on-screen keyboard such as symbols and numbers.
  • DELETE, not currently used.

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DISH Network’s IPTV DISH World

August 3rd, 2011

We recently had the opportunity to try out DISH Network’s new IPTV, DISH World. With DISH World you can watch the best international TV programming on your own television!  View the Dish World IPTV Channel Listing.

The DISH World receiver is small and compact and easily fits next to the existing equipment in your entertainment center. It’s so easy to connect the receiver to your high speed modem or router and television with the provided cables. In just a few steps you can start watching the best international programming out there!

For Arabic speakers there are popular movie, sports and variety channels in packages from $5 to $49.99 a month! Enjoy favorites such as Abu Dhabi, BBC Arabic, ART Movies, Dubai Sports, Al Jazeera and many more!  View Arabic Programming options.

Hindi speakers can nejoy Zee TV, Star India PLUS, Willow Cricket, Aapka colors and more for only $9.99 to $59.99 a month. Choose the packages and price that fits your style and budget.  View Hindi Programming Options.

Urdu packages offered by DISH World include GEO TV for $19.99/month, ARY Digital for $14.99/month and the Hindi Movie Pack, which includes B4U Movies and SET Max, is only $19.99/month!


Call 866-912-4774 to order DISH World and start enjoying international programming quickly and easily!


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June 3rd, 2011

IPTV stands for internet protocol television, meaning internet TV. DISH World delivers the best Arabic, Hindi and Urdu television programming directly to your home via your broadband connection.

How does it work?

After you’ve ordered DISH World IPTV your set top box will be shipped directly to your home with simple instructions on how to connect it.

  1. Connect your IPTV set top box to your television. For standard definion you can use the RCA (red, white and yellow) cables. For high definition you can use an HDMI cable with the RCA cables for sound (red and white, do not connect the yellow).
  2. Plug an ethernet cable into the back of your DISH World box, and connect it to your router or modem.
  3. Connect the power cord to your set top box and then plug it into an electrical outlet or powere strip.
  4. Turn your box on and begin enjoying DISH World internet television for the best international channels available!

What is available?


With the Arabic packages you can keep up with the news on Al Arabiya and Al Jazeera, watch your favorite teams on Dubai Sports and Al Jazeera Sport or relax while watching Abu Dhabi or Nile Drama. For a complete channel line up, view the packages and programming descriptions.


With Hindi programming from DISH World IPTV you can keep up with cricket on Willow Cricket, NEO Cricket and Ten Cricket. Never miss a cricket game and watch up to 150 days of cricket on Willow Cricket! All of the most popular channels are availabe, including Sony Entertainment Television and STAR India ONE and B4U Music. View all of the channels available!


ARY Digital, perfect entertainment for the whole family from Pakistan, is sure to delight everyone in the house with comedies, cartoons, live programming, dramas, sitcoms, fashion and news! On GEO TV you can view soap operas like “Buri Aurat” and talk shows such as “The Nadia Khan Show” as well keep up on current affairs. Pricing information is available.

More is coming!

DISH World is brand new and more is yet to come, keep in tune for all of the great international programming that will be available soon. Call 866-912-4774 to order today!

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