DISH Business  

Englewood,  CO 
United States

We offer the best in-room entertainment solutions.

DISH Business has a long-standing reputation of powering the industry's best in-room entertainment solutions for hotels of all sizes. Our innovative technology portfolio is constantly evolving to adapt to the changing needs of hoteliers and their guests. From efficient live linear HD TV distribution systems and affordable guest entertainment platforms to innovative live streaming and casting solutions leveraging guest devices,we take care of your entertainment so you can focus on what matters most: your guests. Book an Appointment

  • Introducing SMARTBOX 2 - Our new property TV solution. 2X the entertainment - half the size
  • In-Booth Happy Hour  -  Tuesday, September 28th from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM 
  • Technology Showcase - Monday, September 27th at 3:20 PM
  • Exhibitor Tutorial - Thursday, September 30th at 10:30 AM

Brands: SMARTBOX2 - Property TV solution. EVOLVE - Solution for seamless casting. OnStream - Guests stream live TV on their own devices.


Introducing SMARTBOX 2 - 2X the Entertainment Half the Size

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    DISH Business Introduces Next-Generation SMARTBOX 2 for Enhanced In-Room Entertainment

    • DISH Business unveils its SMARTBOX 2 today at HITEC Dallas 2021; available nationwide Oct. 15

    • SMARTBOX 2 is nearly half the size of its predecessor, is twice as efficient and expands in-room entertainment with up to 192 channels

    • Equipped with a 10-gig networking port, improved remote management plus monitoring APIs


    Englewood, Colo., Sept. 27, 2021 – Today, DISH Business announced its new SMARTBOX 2, a more efficient, powerful and affordable platform to deliver the industry’s best in-room entertainment experiences. Available starting October 15, SMARTBOX 2 delivers up to 192 channels of HD TV across entire properties while saving space and energy. DISH is debuting SMARTBOX 2 today at HITEC Dallas 2021 and can be found at booth #2414.


    DISH Business is committed to delivering premium entertainment experiences to meet the changing needs of hotel guests and this next-generation of SMARTBOX makes those experiences even more accessible for properties of all sizes and types. It powers advanced entertainment experiences like EVOLVE, OnStream and more while also reducing power consumption by up to 50% and is 40% smaller than the original SMARTBOX. With the flexibility to support any size property across all different infrastructures, SMARTBOX 2 offers customizable solutions tailored to a property’s unique needs.


    “The leader in in-room entertainment is continuing to innovate, and we’re taking SMARTBOX to the next level with twice the power in half the size,” said Amir Ahmed, SVP of Sales, “SMARTBOX 2 takes all of the benefits of the original SMARTBOX and makes them more accessible and affordable than ever before.”


    SMARTBOX 2 is capable of powering every room in a property without the need for costly rewiring. Equipped with a 10 gig networking port, SMARTBOX 2 is prepared for the increased integration of IP based delivery.  The compact device easily mounts on a wall or rack and connects to any existing network. SMARTBOX 2 also supports customized guides, use of private networks, and 24/7 access to API based remote monitoring and management. 


    SMARTBOX 2 will be available October 15. For a limited time, DISH Business Hotel customers can receive two months of free programming with no upfront equipment costs, plus special offers for premium content from HBO and Showtime. For more information about SMARTBOX 2 or to request a quote, visit www.dish.com/smartbox2.


    Technical Specs

    SMARTBOX 2 is 5.25”H x 19”W x 17.1”D with a rear venting exhaust and includes 3RU chassis; 3 Ethernet + 1 SFP + 10 GB ports; and HD, analog and streaming ports.


    About DISH Business

    DISH Business, an organization within DISH Network Corporation, provides television and internet solutions to commercial properties, including hotels, restaurants, bars, multifamily communities, office and retail lobbies, senior living communities and in-flight entertainment. DISH Business revolutionized commercial entertainment solutions with the award-winning SMARTBOX®, a video distribution platform that delivers content across properties of all sizes. Powered by SMARTBOX, the EVOLVE® set-back box integrates streaming apps with live linear DISH programming, transforming hotel in-room entertainment. DISH Fiber, the company’s newest nationwide solution for multifamily communities, provides instant access to gig-powered managed Wi-Fi and live streaming TV property-wide. Visit dish.com/business.


    For more information on SMARTBOX 2, visit dish.com/business/smartbox2/ 

    For more information on EVOLVE, visit dish.com/business/evolve/ 

    For more information on DISH Fiber, visit dish.com/business/products/dish-fiber/


    For company information, visit about.dish.com 


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    Shayna Silverman




    You asked for more powerful, more affordable and more efficient hotel entertainment. We have delivered. SMARTBOX® 2 pushes the barriers of innovation — delivering 192 channels of HD TV to your entire property while saving space, energy and money....

  • • Delivers up to 192 HD channels

    • 40% smaller*

    • 50% more efficientt*

    • 4K HD content

    • Complete remote management capabilities

    • Works with your existing network, no costly rewires necessary

    • 10 GB networking port • Can power high-quality entertainment with or without a set-top box

    • HD, analog and streaming outputs

    • Seamless OTA integration

    • Customizable guides and private networks

    With EVOLVE, guests can access all their favorite content through a premium entertainment platform that seamlessly integrates with your existing in-room TVs....

  • Netflix built-in.

    • Guests can pick up where they left off on their favorite series with built-in Netflix on in-room TVs

    Seamless casting

    • Chromecast built-in™ allows guests to seamlessly stream content from their phone, tablet or laptop directly to in-room TVs without the need for extra casting equipment or fees. 

    Google Play for guests

    • Guests can access their personal accounts on Google Play, which features over 5,000+ apps and games.

    Use any TV over any network

    • EVOLVE offers a smart HD TV experience without the need to upgrade to commercial-grade TVs.

    Personalize your guest interactions

    • Incorporate hotel branding and integrate with your property management system (PMS) to offer a personalized guest experience from arrival to checkout.

    Integrate apps for even more services

    • EVOLVE is an open, flexible platform that allows custom development. It has the capability to integrate apps like checkout assistance, room service and more. 
  • OnStream
    OnStream lets your residents, guests or customers stream the live TV they want on their own devices – no TV required....

  • Watch Anywhere

    • Offer “Bring your own device flexibility” – let your customers, guests or residents use their own phones, tablets and laptops.
    • No app required – give your customers live TV on their own devices via their web browser anywhere on property.
    • Available through Amazon Fire TV Stick, AirPlay or casting for a full TV experience

    Easy Upgrades

    • Works with your property’s existing internet network without affecting bandwidth or data caps.
    • Compatible with IOS, Windows and Android devices as well as TVs via Amazon Fire TV Stick, AirPlay or casting.
    • OnStream available exclusively through SMARTBOX by DISH Business.


    • Tailored for your community or business needs.
    • Customizable user interface can be branded with colors and property logo.
    • Choose 24 live streaming channels for your entertainment lineup.
  • 5G Wireless Network
    DISH’s private 5G wireless network will allow the hospitality industry to improve guest loyalty, increase efficiency and prioritize the safety of employees by leveraging historical investments in connectivity solutions....

  • DISH’s private 5G wireless network will allow the hospitality industry to improve guest loyalty, increase efficiency and prioritize the safety of employees by leveraging historical investments in connectivity solutions. 

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