EchoStar HDS-600RS: Freesat + on smartphones
2011-03-24 11:39:58 p.m. / Anita Dabek
Last updated: 2011-03-25 1:02:33 p.m.
Source: EchoStar
The company EchoStar Europe presented a HD receiver with a digital recorder, HDS-600RS , which combines the advantages of Freesat + with the mobility of Sling Media , so you can watch TV anywhere, on all popular smartphones and Tablet PCs. Function SlingLoaded allows users to remotely view and manage live TV and recorded content at any time, anywhere, via the 3G network or Wi-Fi at no additional monthly fees.

With Freesat + , the viewers get over 150 digital channels including HD channels , on demand services and the ability to stop, rewind and record TV, free of charge. There is easy access to the catch up TV, including BBC iPlayer, and other services such as ITV Net Player.

When connected to a network site, HDS-600RS EchoStar will provide content to the iPhone, iPad, Android smartphones or tablet, and all devices supported by SlingPlayer Mobile , even to a Mac or PC using SlingPlayer . This ensures that you never miss a moment of your favorite show, movie or sporting event. Thus, throughout the house or even around the world can enjoy TV anywhere.

EchoStar HDS-600RS offers a variety of display options, stop and rewind, to simultaneously watch one program and record another, and the EPG. 500 GB hard disk can record up to 300 hours SD content or up to 100 hours of HD content. You can even connect to a compatible Dolby Digital home theater system, using integrated audio link. The stylish design has a touch screen.

This product will be available for purchase in the shops of Great Britain and on the websites of Amazon and John Lewis from 1 April 2011 .