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Master Geek
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Topic # 93494 23-Nov-2011 00:38
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Looks like DishTV is doing an over the air update for the T1050 terrestrial and the S7090 satellite boxes. T1020 is coming soon.

Talked to the guys at DishTV, this update over the air doesn't make major changes to the operation of the unit but makes big changes to the backend of the software which makes future over the air updates quick and simple. So if you have a T1050 go ahead and do the update.

If you have any trouble they said their Support team is ready for you to email or ring - but it seems to be smooth although fairly long at the moment. See their website for more details on the home page is some info. 

Nice to have such rapid updates and quick over the air updates in the future will be great. 

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 548818 23-Nov-2011 10:59
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A friend pointed out to me today that if your DishTV receiver is still sitting on the original firmware, or even just an older one (i.e you haven't been updating via their website) then the OTA update makes some major changes to the firmware. Those of us who have been updating via the website won't notice big changes in functions but still need to do the OTA so that the backend of the firmware updates to the latest.

Great to be able to do updates by pressing a button instead of having to manually download to USB. 

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  Reply # 553369 4-Dec-2011 09:24
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Every day since this update, my T1050PVR does not show video when I first switch it on (and sometimes it takes time for sound to arrive unless I go to the radio channels).

Dish TV support suggested I go back to factory settings which I did but it hasn't fixed the problem.

It all works OK once I do a warm reboot by holding down the power button on the unit but that is a pain to have to do every day.

I have emailed Dish TV again.

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