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The Hoppers

You wanted the power to watch all your live and recorded TV anywhere and instantly skip commercials. We delivered. Our Hopper® family of whole-home HD DVR receivers deliver features that will forever change the way you watch TV.
Improve your entertainment experience with a Hopper®! You asked for conflict-free entertainment and the ability to watch and record multiple shows at once. Well, we’ve got your back. Now you can record up to 500 hours of your favorite shows and movies in HD. You can even access your Netflix subscription through your Hopper with Sling™ or Hopper 3™. Find the best Hopper for you, below.

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Compare the Hoppers

  Hopper 3

Hopper 3

Hopper with Sling

Hopper with Sling



Watch & Record Multiple Shows at Once Up to 16 Up to 3¹ Up to 3¹

Access your Netflix subscription through the Hopper

yes yes  
Amazon Alexa

Control functions on your Hopper receiver without having to pick up the remote

yes yes yes
Video On Demand

Use Video on Demand to catch up on your favorite shows and movies

yes yes yes

Pause TV in one room, and resume in another

yes yes yes
Recording Capacity

Record up to 500 hours of your favorite shows in HD, or 2,000 hours in SD

2 TB 2 TB 2 TB
PrimeTime Anytime®

Watch select primetime (ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX) recordings commercial-free

yes yes yes
Remote Finder

Press the LOCATE REMOTE button on your receiver and your remote will beep and blink to help you find it

yes yes yes
DISH Anywhere®

Only DISH lets you watch 100% of your TV shows and movies anywhere you go, on a computer or mobile device

yes yes yes
Even Faster Navigation

Browse and search 7X faster with the new turbocharged processor

4K Video

Compatible with 4K (watching 4K content requires a 4K TV)


1 Up to 6 simultaneous recordings when the PrimeTime AnyTime feature is enabled and recording primetime content from ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX

$15 monthly DVR fee applies

Awards for Hopper 3

The Best of CES 2016, Best Home Theater Gear

— PC Magazine

CES Editors’ Choice


CES Innovations, Home Audio-Video Components and Accessories

— Consumer Technology Association

Best of CES 2016 Finalist, Best Home Theater Product

— Engadget

Have more than one TV?

You asked for TV in every room. That’s why we made the Joey®. These add-on receivers allow you to connect all the TVs in your home to your Hopper, and create a whole-home entertainment experience.

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Interested in Getting One of Our Hopper Receivers?

Contact us today to upgrade your equipment. Fee(s) will apply.

Call 1-800-333-3474