Connect your HD DVR to the Internet

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Discover the benefits of connecting your HD DVR to the Internet.connecting your HD DVR to the Internet

Expand your entertainment options exponentially. With an HD DVR connected to the Internet, you unlock the door to over 7,000 On Demand shows and movies at no extra charge. Plus: YouTube on your TV, live TV on your iPad®, and much more.

Connect your HD DVR to the Internet to get the hottest shows and movies On Demand.

  • Thousands of movies, everything from classics to box office hits from HBO®, Cinemax®, Starz®, and SHOWTIME®.
  • The latest Hollywood blockbusters on DIRECTV CINEMA™—many available nearly a month before Netflix.
  • Entire seasons of popular TV shows, including acclaimed series from HBO®, Cinemax®, Starz®, and SHOWTIME®.
  • Early premieres of select shows up to 30 days before their regular TV broadcast.

Enjoy Pandora® internet radio on your TV.

Pandora internet radio lets you create your own radio stations that play your favorite music and help you discover new music based on what you already love. And now you can access it right on your TV with an HD DVR connected to the internet.

Watch live TV on your iPad®.

With an HD DVR connected to the Internet, you can turn your iPad® into a portable TV. With the DIRECTV iPad® App, your favorite channels are just a tap away. Plus you can use your iPad as the ultimate remote control for your TV.

YouTube on your TV.

No need to go to your computer when you want to watch YouTube. You can search for and watch any YouTube video on your TV.

Stream pics from your PC.

With Media Share, you can stream photos and music from your PC and enjoy them on your TV.

Enjoy interactive TV apps.

Get the weather and sports scores at the press of a button. You can also connect to Facebook and Twitter accounts right from your TV and share your favorite entertainment.