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At its CES press conference today, Dish Network unveiled two new devices: the all-new Hopper 3 digital video recorder and HopperGO, a mobile component that lets you take up to 100 hours of recorded content anywhere you go.
The Hopper 3 features 16 tuners that the company says allows costumers to watch and record 16 shows at once. This means you can also watch shows in multiple rooms without disruption.
The new DVR device offers 4K content recording and a “Sports Bar Mode” which pays four simultaneous live channels on one 4K screen. Netflix will be included into Hopper’s content search, and YouTube will integrated in “coming months.”
If you’re planning to travel, the HopperGO can download recorded content from the Hopper 3 via USB to take up to 100 hours of content on the go. The device then creates a personal Wi-Fi cloud for users to stream content regardless of internet connection.
When the HopperGO is connected to the Hooper 3, it also simultaneously charges the pocket-sized device for up to four hours of viewing. It supports up to five simultaneous users per device.
The HopperGO will be available in late Q1 of this year for $99. Current Hopper customers may be eligible for an upgrade to the Hopper 3, and the service starts at $15 a month.
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