Do newer televisions need dish or cable?

Answer No, newer TVs do not need dish or cable, at least not in the US. There may be instances where someone living in a remote locale cannot get any "regular" broadcasts from stations in the area, but mo... Read More »

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What kind of cable is need to copy programs from a DVR dish network to a compute?

Charlie Ergen founded EchoStar Communications Corporation with Candy Ergen, and James DeFranco in 1980, DISH Network was then established in March 1996 and the two companies officially split in 200... Read More »

If I have a newer TV, but no cable, is it true I can buy a HDTV antenna for local channels?

Any antenna will allow you to pick up over the air signals if you are close enuf to broadcast towers. Outside antennas work best, but any will work, there really is no HDTV antenna. Some people w... Read More »

Can you hook up two televisions to one dish satellite?

There is no limit to the number of televisions you can connect to a satellite dish. However, each television connected to the satellite dish will receive the same channel unless you have separate s... Read More »

How many televisions can you connect to a directv dish?

June 1994 - Direct TV was launched March 1996 - Dish Network was launched