Dishing Out The Gold

Set Records Right In Your Living Room

It most likely goes without saying, but the biennial athletic phenomenon known throughout all corners of the globe (aka the Olympics) is upon us. This year, we are being treated to the wintry edition of this sensation that includes participants hailing from various nations. Fans of sports such as figure skating, curling, hockey, snowboarding, and more will be in paradise (albeit not a warm one) from now through February 25 while the Olympic Winter Games are in session.

Many eyes around the country will be tuned in over the course of these 16 days as Team USA and others around the globe fight for their chance to make history in PyeongChang and go down in the Olympic record books. DISH is here to help you get the most out of every triple axel or overtime shootout that takes place on the ice. You can watch on your TV from the cozy comforts of your couch, as well as on your mobile device while on the road with DISH Anywhere. Learn more about our coverage of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

Of course, new records are set around the world every day without those in the Olympic space being even taken into the equation. We may be a bit biased in this case, but we’re of the opinion that our technology records and features deserve a mention too. Here are a few noteworthy highlights that not only set records, but can also help you get the most out of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games:

Hopper 3

This particular masterpiece of technology happens to possess 2,000 hours of recording space. No, that’s not an exaggeration. What does one even do with all of that space? Well, whatever you want- that’s the entire point. That’s also just under 1,000 times the current Olympic record for a men’s marathon, at 2:06:32 held by Samuel Wanjiru of Kenya. As the Opening Ceremonies of the Olympics began at 6 AM EST on February 9, the Hopper 3 is the perfect device in order to record the festivities to catch up on later. What else can the Hopper 3 do? Well, you can watch the Olympics in 4K in it. Or you can record up to 16 shows at once, use seven TVs at a time, as well as integrate with other apps you love such as Netflix. What can’t the Hopper 3 do may be the better question.


Given the Winter Olympic’s unorthodox time schedule being set halfway around the world and all, you may find yourself outside of the home when it’s time to tune into your favorite event. No matter- use the HopperGO to watch on your own time. Store up to 100 hours of programming at once, and connect up to 5 mobile devices simultaneously to its network. That’s a smart device for every meter and change of the 5.05 M women’s pole vault record, currently held by Yelena Isinbayeva of Russia. It’s safe to say that the HopperGO does indeed set the bar high as far as mobile entertainment is concerned.

PrimeTime Anytime

What is PrimeTime Anytime? Only the ability to automatically record the top programming that takes place on ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC during the appropriate hours of the night, without lifting a finger. Of course, this may be extra handy as NBC will also be showing the Winter Olympics this year. With the Hopper 3 and Primetime Anytime, you won’t have to worry about missing a second of the action that takes place while you may be spending the night out. You can even store these recordings for up to 8 days after the original air date. Two times of that, and we’ll hit the 16 days that the Olympics historically consist of. Now that’s something to celebrate!

No matter which event you’re primarily interested in (or even if that happens to be all of them), DISH has the technology to make sure you get the most out of it and then some. Subscribe and see which TV package is the best fit for you.