EchoStar Rolls External Hard Drives for DVRs

According to the article this will enable ViP622 MPEG4 High Definition DVR users to connect *any* USB 2.0 harddrive to their STB to expand their recording capability. Can anyone say TeraStation?
There’s also some interesting info on DirectTV’s newest satalite and XM upgrading their audio quality.


Dish Network will start rolling out its long awaited “USB External Storage” solution for its ViP622 MPEG4 High Definition DVR on Thursday. This USB External Storage solution will allow Dish Network customers to hook up an external USB hard drive to their ViP622 receiver and save content from their receiver to the external hard drive for later viewing.