DISH Network’s HopperGo Portable DVR
Announced at CES 2016, the DISH HopperGO is a portable DVR and mobile wireless network. At just $99.00, the Hopper GO will let users save 100 hours of Movies, Tv shows and music and access it from anywhere. When active, the HopperGo acts as a mobile network for up to five devices, so watching mobile TV on your tablet, iPhone or Android device won’t affect your data plan, and you won’t have to worry about spotty cell tower access or dead spots.
HopperGO Top Features
- Holds up to 100 hours of content optimized for mobile devices.
- Saves space on your mobile devices.
- Wireless connection with up to five devices.
- Built-in battery that lasts for four hours is easily recharged through any USB port.
- $99 one-time fee; no monthly fees.
- Creates its own Wi-Fi network with a range of about 40 feet.
Not only does HopperGO save space on mobile devices, but it can stream content to up to five devices at once; so everyone in the family can watch a different show at the same time! HopperGO requires an Internet-connected Hopper with Sling with the new UI, or Hopper 3 and is accessed with DISH Anywhere.
DISH’s HopperGO, a revolutionary new personal mobile video drive, has debuted to customers nationwide for $99. The 64GB, rechargeable battery-powered device gives customers the ability to securely transfer up to 100 hours of recorded TV shows and movies from a Hopper 3 or Hopper 2 DVR for on-the-go, offline viewing. “HopperGO is the perfect summer travel companion for nearly anyone, whether you’re road tripping, at the airport or lounging on a beach,” said Vivek Khemka, DISH Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. “It manages the burden of storage, so forget about deleting apps or pictures to free up space on your phone or tablet for video.” HopperGO creates its own private wireless cloud that supports simultaneous viewing of different programs on up to five mobile devices via the DISH Anywhere app. It is compatible with iOS and Android smartphones and tablets, as well as Kindle tablets. Capable of up to four hours of streaming on a single charge, HopperGO can additionally be used while charging.