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DISH Anywhere
DISH Anywhere
DISH Network LLC

You can’t lug your TV around everywhere you go, but you can do the next best thing with DISH Anywhere. This mobile app lets you watch all your favorite TV channels you enjoy at home on your smartphone or tablet.

Not only that, you can watch live and recorded TV shows and movies anytime you please, no matter where you are.

This little wonder will link up to your home DVR and get you instant access to on-demand movies, as well as TV shows from Starz, Showtime, EPIX, and a host of others to boot.

The app is the mobile must-have if you are a DISH Network subscriber and a trusty roaming sidekick for the Sling-powered DISH Hopper DVR. You literally can take your satellite TV package with you in your pocket.


DISH partners to build 5G network

DISH and Vertical Bridge have inked a long-term deal to allow DISH immediate access to the extensive Vertical Bridge portfolio of towers, rooftops, transmission structures, and other site assets to deploy 5G wireless infrastructure.

The deal is seen as pivotal to allow DISH the coverage footprint it requires for the continued rollout of its 5G network.

Vertical Bridge is the largest private owner/operator of comms infrastructure in the United States, with over 300,000 sites across the 50 states and Puerto Rico.

DISH network development Vice President Dave Mayo described the partnership as invaluable due to Vertical Bridge’s experience, assets, and commitment.


Enjoy live TV

Schedule and control DVR recording from the app

Transfer DVR recordings to your phone or tablet to watch offline

Buy and download TV shows and films to watch offline

Keep up to date with all favorite teams in the sports section

Get real-time game info and scores for the NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB, NCAAF, and NCAAB

Pair the app with Apple TV to airplay content on your TV screen


If you are a T-Mobile customer, you are in luck; DISH Anywhere is included in Binge-On, so you have no data worries.

It should be noted, too, that the transfer functionality depends on a high-speed broadband connection and a Hopper 2 or 3 DVR. Your digital device must also be connected to the same WiFi network as your Hopper to transfer a recording. Your DISH account also has to be active to watch transferred recordings.

Some recordings may not be transferable due to programming limitations. Also, the Sling Adapter is not supported.


Advanced features

Available for Android and iOS

Live and recorded TV show

On-demand movies

Intuitive programming guide

Integrated search engine


Requires a fast internet connection

File transfer and conversion is a lengthy process

How to use

DISH Anywhere, it should be noted, requires you to have an online DISH account. You will also need a Hopper 2 or 3 receiver for slinging DVR and Live TV.

If you are registered with DISH Anywhere but don’t have either of these receivers, you can still access the app’s On-Demand and Live Stream features.

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