ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- DISH’s Hopper® Whole-Home DVR entertainment platform received international acclaim last week, taking home a Cable & Satellite International (CSI) award from the International Broadcasters Convention (IBC) 2013 in Amsterdam. Building on the record number of awards already received by a DVR, DISH added an international award from the IBC as the “Best Customer Premise Technology” to Hopper’s billing.
“Hopper is the industry’s most awarded DVR, and the best home technology win at IBC reaffirms its superiority,” said Vivek Khemka, senior vice president of product at DISH. “While the Hopper is currently only found in the U.S., we are honored that the international community has concurred and recognized it with this award.”
The CSI Awards, sponsored by Cable Satellite International Magazine, is a technology competition that recognizes innovation in the cable, satellite, broadcast, IPTV, telco, internet/OTT video, mobile TV and associated sectors. Currently, DISH’s Hopper can only be found in the United States.
In addition, DISH’s Hopper was nominated for awards in the following categories:
Earlier this year, DISH’s Hopper was also recognized as co-winner of the “Best of Show” award at the International Consumer Electronics Show 2013 in Las Vegas and received the “Editors’ Choice” award from PC Mag.
More information about Hopper is available at www.dish.com/hopper.
DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH), through its subsidiary DISH Network L.L.C., provides approximately 14.014 million satellite TV customers, as of June 30, 2013, with the highest quality programming and technology with the most choices at the best value, including HD Free for Life®. Subscribers enjoy the largest high definition line-up, the most international channels, and award-winning HD and DVR technology. DISH Network Corporation's subsidiary, Blockbuster L.L.C., delivers family entertainment to millions of customers around the world. DISH Network Corporation is a Fortune 200 company. Visit www.dish.com.