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Dish Network is quietly putting Android TV in hotel rooms

May 24, 2017

Via: TechHive

Late last week, TechHive received a tip about a mysterious streaming device called the Evolve, built by LG and bearing a Dish Network trademark.

It turns out this device is not a satellite-streaming hybrid for living rooms, but an Android TV box for the hotel industry: a set-back box in industry parlance, since they’re designed to be mounted to the back of a flat-screen TV where they’re out of sight. The Dish Evolve combines live TV and Chromecast capabilities into one device, which mounts behind hotel room televisions and connects to a central satellite receiver box.

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