Dish Network adds 'Auto Hop' commercial skipping feature to its Hopper DVRs

May 10, 2012 Full story: Engadget

One of the main features when Dish Network unveiled its Hopper and Joey multiroom DVRs at CES was PrimeTime Anytime, a setting that archives three hours of network programming, every night on the four main stations for a week and now it's upping the ante by adding commercial skipping to the mix.

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#1 May 15, 2012
PrimeTime Anytime was one of the main reasons why I decided to purchase a Hopper, so now hearing news of Auto Hop, is really just icing on the cake for me! I was away on vacation for a couple days when news of Auto Hop released, so luckily when I got back yesterday, one of my coworkers at Dish had the good news to tell me. I tried it out last night on my own PrimeTime Anytime shows and am honestly very impressed! I love how I had the option to choose if I wanted to sit through commercials or not during my favorite show's season finales!

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