Broadband Video On Demand of Dish Network is an option to place order for on demand movies, shows and adult programs. There are three types of Broadband Video On Demand and they are:
- Dish Cinema
- TV Shows
- Midnight Lounge
These three sections are parts of Dish On Demand. And subscribers should press DVR button on Dish Network remote to access them. The “Dish Cinema” contains the list of all the on demand movies rendered by Dish Network for particular time period. The “TV Show” indicates the list containing on demand titles of new and classic TV shows. While the Midnight Lounge gives subscribers the list of adult shows and movies to be televised as Dish On Demand.
Ways of Ordering: To order movies, shows and adult shows available in various listings of Broadband Video On Demand is easy and simple. Below is given a short explanation.
Dish Cinema Movies: Dish Cinema contains thousands of movie titles including both latest and classic movies. Many titles are rendered for free. A movie once ordered from Dish Cinema will be available for only 24 hours. To order Dish Cinema movies, subscribers should follow the following steps.
- Press the DVR button on remote
- Highlight and select “Dish Cinema”
- Find and select a movie from different titles and thereby follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process.
If subscribers possess HDTV then they can order movies available in HD format. While selecting a movie title, subscribers can scroll through different listings. They can find separate listings of movies namely New Releases, Special Offers, Explore Movies, Search Movies etc. They can also check their 30-day rental history in “My Rentals” to avoid ordering the same title.
Ordering TV Shows: On demand TV shows are available in thousands. Subscribers should check these listings and select the desired one. Many episodes of different TV shows are rendered for free. Subscribers can directly record those kind of titles to their DVRs. Subscribers will have 24 hours to watch a show after ordering. To order, they should go with the points mentioned below.
- Press DVR button on remote
- Highlight and select “TV Shows”
- Find and select the desired show
- Follow the on-screen instruction to accomplish the order
Subscribers can search their desired TV show by going through a number of listings. Subscribers can search their desired show in different listings such as Most Popular, Browse By Network, Search TV Shows. My Rentals provide subscribers their 30-day rental history to prevent confusions.
Ordering midnight Lounge Movies: Midnight Lounge contains on demand titles of adult-oriented movies. These movies will be available to watch for 24 hours after ordering. To order such on demand movies subscribers have to follow the steps as given below.
- Press the DVR button on remote
- Highlight and select “Midnight Lounge”
- Scroll through the different listings and select one title
- Follow the on-screen instruction to complete the order
The different listings are available under headings Featured, Explore Movies, Search Movies. My Rentals consists the list of movies ordered in past 30 days. This help subscribers to identify already ordered movie.
Thus, ordering Broadband Video On Demand movies, shows and adult shows is simple. Subscribers can go through various listings before ordering a particular movie or show. If they already have a title in their mind, they can search it by title, actor, keywords etc.
But to access Broadband Video On Demand, subscribers need to have select DVR models namely 622, 722, 722k, and 922 as this option is available only in these DVR receivers. Subscribers must have their Dish Network receiver connected to broadband service to order.
There is one more option called Video On Demand in Dish Network to order on demand movies. Video On Demand renders list of on demand movies in channel 1 and 501. Subscribers, using Dish Network remote must go to either of these two channels to order movies. Once ordered, the movies will be available for only 24 hours. Video on Demand movie listings are available in more number of DVR receiver models namely 512, 522, 612, 622, 625, 722, 722k, and 922. The receiver should be connected to phone service or broadband service to order Video On Demand movies.
The basic difference between Video On Demand and Broadband Video on Demand listings is that the former is located on two Dish Network channels while the later is located in the DISH On Demand menu. And both are available on select models of DVR receivers of Dish Network.