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Swanni Sez Newsletter — February 7, 2018

Good morning, everyone.

Welcome to today’s Swanni Sez newsletter, which includes links and summaries of the day’s top stories in TV technology.

But before we go to the news, don’t forget to peruse the aisles of Amazon where today you will find some awesome deals on Amazon devices such as the Echo and Fire TV stick. Plus, as you probably know, the TV Answer Man site gets a small percentage of each sale made through our Amazon link so I would truly appreciate it if you could toss at least one or two items in your cart today.

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Many thanks.

Now, let’s go to the news!

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1. DIRECTV to Air 148 Hours Of Winter Olympics In 4K

DIRECTV plans to air 148 hours from the 2018 Winter Olympics in 4K HDR (High Dynamic Range), the satcaster revealed today.

Yes, 148 hours. We knew previously that DIRECTV would air “portions” of the games in 4K, but this is more coverage than anyone expected.

And we have the complete schedule.

To see it, click below!

DIRECTV 4K

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2. Dish to Air Winter Olympics In 4K

We have now have confirmation that Dish will join Comcast and DIRECTV in offering the Winter Olympics in 4K.

For some reason, the satcaster has been quiet about this, but we have the scoop.

To learn more, click below!

Dish 4K

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3. DIRECTV to Air Pebble Beach Pro-Am Golf Tournament In 4K HDR

This is a big news day for 4K fans.

Yes, DIRECTV has revealed that it will once again air the Pebble Beach Pro Am golf tournament in 4K. But this time, it will be in 4K HDR.

To learn more, click below!

DIRECTV Pro Am

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4. Northwest CEO Drops Verbal Bomb On Charter CEO

The fee fight between Charter and Northwest Broadcasting that has left 11 network affiliates blacked out on the cable operator’s systems since Friday night has become very personal.

At least, according to Northwest CEO and founder Brian W. Brady. who just posted a long diatribe against Charter, and its CEO, Tom Rutledge. Basically, Brady accuses Rutledge of every dirty trick in the book.

To learn more, click below!

Charter Northwest

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Finally, if you have an idea for a story, feel free to write me at swann@tvpredictions.com

Many thanks for your continued support.

About TV Answer Man (1291 Articles)
The TV Answer Man is veteran journalist Phillip Swann who has covered the TV technology scene for more than two decades. He will report on the latest news and answer your questions regarding new devices and services that are changing the way you watch television.

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