Dish Network Puts Second-Screen App In ‘Hopper’s’ Pouch – 01/07/2013
We are not sure how the thick Boston accents on those ubiquitous Dish Network “Hopper” commercials will pronounce “iPad app,” but they get their chance in coming weeks. The satellite TV company introduces today its Dish Explorer app for iPad, which interacts with the Hopper Whole-Home HD DVR video recording and sharing devices.
The apps is devoted to helping customers discover new shows in the Dish ecosystem mainly by leveraging social network tools. The app makes show recommendations based on a combination of its own customer bases’ viewing habits as well as trending social media chatter around shows and events. The app also uses the “Thuz” ratings of hottest games being played now.
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