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How to Use Streaming Sticks with DISH Network

Stream DISH Network from third-party devices with your DISH subscription.

Which Streaming Stick Do You Use with DISH?

Streaming sticks offer endless entertainment—and your DISH subscription unlocks even more hours of bonus content, movies, and everyday TV programming. Find instructions below for streaming DISH Network to your Roku, Fire TV, or Chromecast.

How to Stream DISH to Your Roku Streaming Stick®

  • Option 1: Use your DISH credentials to sign in to apps created by your favorite television networks.
  • Option 2: Open the DISH Anywhere mobile app and use the Cast feature to view on TV using your Roku.

Why Stream DISH Network on Roku

With thousands of apps carrying hundreds of thousands of titles (a huge chunk of them FREE), Roku players come packed with just about any niche streaming service you’d dream of subscribing to.

Sign in to compatible apps with your DISH login to view content hidden from most streamers, such as behind-the-scenes footage or exclusive interviews with stars from your favorite shows.

Roku Specifications

  • HDMI and power cables included
  • HD resolution, 4K on select models
  • Wi-Fi streaming with signal extender on select models
  • Remote included; also available on Roku mobile app
  • Voice search via smart home hubs and select Roku remotes
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Popular Roku Apps Compatible with DISH
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How to Stream DISH to Your Amazon Fire TV® Streaming Stick

  • Option 1: Use your DISH credentials to sign in to apps created by your favorite television networks.
  • Option 2: Download DISH Anywhere directly to your Fire TV streaming stick from the app store.

Why Stream DISH Network on Fire TV

A true multimedia hub, the Fire TV streaming stick offers 10,000 apps overflowing with games, music, and social media—not to mention 500,000 movies and TV episodes.

Use your DISH credentials to access content not available to casual streamers, for example, date-restricted game replays or curated interviews with top athletes.

Don’t forget! Fire TV is the only streaming stick that streams your full DISH Anywhere lineup without mirroring your mobile device.

Fire TV Specifications

  • Direct HDMI input with power cable included
  • HD resolution, 4K on select models
  • Wi-Fi streaming
  • Remote included; also available on Fire TV mobile app
  • Voice search with Alexa, smart hubs, and select Fire TV remotes
Subscribe to DISH Today!

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Popular Fire TV Apps Compatible with DISH
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How to Stream DISH to Your Chromecast Streaming Stick

  • Option 1: Use your DISH credentials to sign in to apps created by your favorite television networks.
  • Option 2: Open DISH Anywhere on your phone or Chrome browser and use the Cast feature to view on your TV.

Why Stream DISH Network on Chromecast™?

Chromecast tops the streaming stick charts with thousands of apps, millions of songs—and over 700,000 TV episodes and movies for streaming.

Log in to apps such as Disney Junior with your DISH subscription to help your kids play educational games, watch old episodes of their favorite shows, and see clips and trailers for upcoming Disney movies.

Chromecast Specifications

  • Direct HDMI input with power cable included
  • HD resolution, 4K on select models
  • Wi-Fi streaming with optional Ethernet adapter
  • Remote included; also available on Android TV mobile app
  • Voice search via Chromecast remote, Google Home, and other smart hubs
Subscribe to DISH Today!

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Popular Chromecast Apps Compatible with DISH
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Streaming Sticks vs. Streaming Boxes

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Streaming Sticks

Affordable, compact, portable

  • Between $25 and $50
  • HD resolution, 4K on select models
  • Low-profile HDMI plugin that takes up very little space
  • Lightweight and easy to travel with
  • Wi-Fi streaming
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Streaming Boxes

App storage, quality sound, strong internet signal

  • Between $100 and $200
  • HD and 4K picture quality
  • More storage for apps and games
  • Optical audio out port for better sound
  • Hardwired Ethernet streaming for better connectivity

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How to Stream DISH Anywhere

Can you stream DISH Network live?

Yes! DISH Anywhere, the sole available DISH streaming service, compresses your entire subscription into a mobile app. That means for every commute, lunch break, or weekend away, you have 100% of your live, recorded, and On Demand DISH content at your fingertips.