Dish Hopper


Welcome to the next generation of the Hopper™ Whole-Home HD DVR that brings never-before seen features to every TV in your house. Hopper™ with Sling® lets you access all of your LIVE and recorded TV and thousands of On Demand titles from your mobile devices, both at home and on the go. You can also transfer select DVR recordings to your iPad® and watch them without an Internet connection.

The magic begins with the fastest processor in the industry—three times faster than our competitors and with twice as much memory. With that kind of power, the possibilities are endless.

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January 2013. At the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Hopper was voted BEST IN SHOW by the editorial board of CNET.

CBS, the parent company of CNET will go to any lengths to keep you from enjoying ad-skipping technology – even so far as to censor its own writers and throw out their decision to name Hopper 'Best in Show.' See what other news outlets have said:


To read what the editorial writers of CNET had to say about CBS's decision to disqualify Hopper



Discover DISH Anywhere™.

DISH Anywhere lets you enjoy all your channels and everything on your DVR anywhere you have Internet access. Plus, you can watch thousands of On Demand* TV shows and movies. Best of all, DISH Anywhere is included with your service at no additional cost.

*On Demand only available on computer and iPad. Titles are based on your programming package.

Hopper Transfers™ App.

Introducing the innovative Hopper Transfers app. Now you can transfer select DVR recordings to your iPad and watch them wherever you are—even when you don't have an Internet connection.

TV Anywhere
Primetime On Your Time

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Primetime won't come between you and family time again. PrimeTime Anytime™ lets you record every primetime show on ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC every night of the week. It only uses one of the Hopper's three tuners and stores the recordings for up to eight days after they air.

Plus, AutoHop™, the patented Technology from DISH, lets you skip ads when you play back PrimeTime Anytime shows.

Features must be enabled and are subject to availability. AutoHop feature only available with playback the day after the show aired. Select primetime shows recorded as part of PrimeTime Anytime.

Product Features:

  • Built-in Sling®
  • PrimeTime Anytime™
  • AutoHop™
  • 2 TB Hard Drive
  • Hopper Transfers™
  • Web Apps for TV
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Audio Streaming Bluetooth®
  • Compact—61% Smaller Than Competitor's DVR
Primetime On Your Time
Exclusive Features


Built in Wi-Fi.

Hopper™ with Sling® comes with built-in Wi-Fi, so it can wirelessly connect to your broadband Internet service. This allows you to enjoy features like DISH Anywhere, thousands of free movies and TV shows included in your subscription, and apps like Game Finder. DISH is the only provider to offer built in Wi-Fi.

Bluetooth Audio Streaming.

Hopper™ with Sling® is the first satellite receiver to offer wireless audio streaming. You can catch every play of the game without disturbing anyone else in the room. You can even stream SiriusXM® satellite radio music stations.

SiriusXM music channels are available with select programming packages.


The DISH Explorer™ app is an exciting new way to discover movies and shows. It displays thumbnails of the most popular programs on your iPad. Simply choose a show you wish to watch and your TV will automatically tune in to that channel. You can also share your selection with friends on Facebook® and Twitter®.

Available at no charge in Apple's App Store.

DISH Explorer App



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What's Hot.

Never miss the hottest TV shows and sports. The What's Hot feature displays the top shows in your local or national geographic area, based on what other viewers are currently watching. You can also choose to set a DVR recording timer for these shows.

Pandora Apps


Music lovers will enjoy the sound of this. All your music choices–including SiriusXM, DISH Music/CD and Pandora® –are now in one central location. Not only is it a snap to find, but you can stream music effortlessly and optimize the whole-home sound experience.

DISH Game Finder

Game Finder.

Never miss a hit, kick or goal again. The DISH Game Finder app lets you quickly locate any game available for viewing, based on your location and programming package. You can use Game Finder to select your favorite teams, get up-to-the-minute box scores of individual games, schedule recordings and set reminders for upcoming televised games.


As DISH continues to make giant leaps forward in technology, the Hopper will continue to break new ground in whole-home entertainment. Here are just a few of the impressive features we'll be introducing this year.

Home Media.

Another great way to watch videos, listen to music and view pictures is on the horizon. With Home Media, you simply connect your tablet or smartphone to the same network as your Hopper, and then 'fling' videos, music and pictures to your TV—regardless of whether they are stored locally or on a Web site like YouTube®.

Multi-screen Gaming.

You'll find a suite of HTML5-based casual games that you can play with others, whether you're in the same room or across the globe. Use your smartphone or tablet as a controller and have hours of fun playing with your friends and family on the big screen. Games include WeDraw, PokerFun, and Trivia, and are included with your DISH service.

DISH Family

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