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DirectLink to Discontinue All Video Services January 31, 2022

Aug 2, 2021 | posted by Conner Williams
#announcements #company information #tv #ezvideo

As a member-owned cooperative, we strive to keep our subscribers informed of any significant changes that may have an impact on the services we provide. DirectLink members deserve to be made aware when adjustments happen in their company and why. Recent unexpected changes have occurred with our...

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Possible TV Interruptions Due to Upcoming Solar Flares

Oct 5, 2021 | posted by Conner Williams
#ezvideo #tv #news

With autumn here and the shift in seasonal weather continuing, there is a chance that television services may see interruptions due to an increase in solar flares. This happens for about one week twice per year during the spring and fall equinox seasons and could affect both EZVideo and IPTV...

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NBC Sports Northwest Discontinued by Network Owner

Oct 4, 2021 | posted by Conner Williams
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Effective September 30, 2021, the network that owns NBC Sports Northwest has discontinued the channel as most of its sports coverage has been moved to ROOT Sports. All DirectLink TV subscribers received notice of this channel lineup change in their September 2021 billing statement. Coverage of...

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Network Contracts Require Changes to DirectLink TV Services

Aug 26, 2021 | posted by Conner Williams
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Several changes are coming to DirectLink’s EZVideo and IPTV cable services. As previously communicated, the company was in unusual mid-year contract negotiations which affected member rates and channel lineups moving forward. The majority of NBC Sports Northwest’s coverage has moved to ROOT...

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FREE HBO on EZVideo This Weekend

Jun 16, 2021 | posted by Conner Williams
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Discover the best movies, big hit shows, and more for FREE on HBO this weekend! Enjoy drama series like In Treatment, late-night comedy talk show Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, and action-packed movies like Wonder Woman 1984 during the HBO Free Preview Weekend June 17-21 only on...

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UPDATE: DirectLink Reaches Programming Agreement with AMC Networks

May 3, 2021 | posted by Conner Williams
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Great news! You will continue to receive uninterrupted content on AMC, BBC America, WEtv, and IFC and can watch your favorite shows and movies as usual. DirectLink is pleased to announce that successful negotiations were finalized with AMC Networks prior to the contract expiration.  Thank...

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DirectLink Statement Regarding AMC Networks Negotiations

Apr 26, 2021 | posted by Conner Williams
#tv #ezvideo #announcements #news

DirectLink is currently in negotiations with AMC Networks to renew our agreement to continue to offer AMC, BBC America, WE tv, and IFC to our membership.   As your local TV provider, DirectLink believes you deserve access to these channels, and we work hard to keep TV prices as low as...

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Possible TV outages due to upcoming solar flares

Feb 22, 2021 | posted by Conner Williams
#outage #tv #ezvideo

During the upcoming Spring Equinox and the surrounding weeks, there is a chance that television services may see interruptions due to an increase in solar flares. This happens for about one week twice per year during the spring and fall equinox seasons and could affect both EZVideo and IPTV...

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Why do TV prices increase?

Jan 21, 2021 | posted by Conner Williams
#tv #ezvideo #company information

There’s no denying that TV has gotten more expensive, for both TV providers and their members. But why exactly do costs increase every year? Why do members regularly see their bills go up? There are a number of reasons for the high cost of TV, and we want to make it a little easier to...

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EZVideo Tip: Catch all the NFL playoff action with Replay TV and DVR!

Jan 14, 2021 | posted by Conner Williams
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This NFL football playoff season, EZVideo has your back to make sure you never miss any of the action with free DVR and Replay TV!  With EZVideo’s  cloud-based DVR , you can search for and set a program to record from a mobile device, and it’ll be there on your living room...

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Check out these recommended TV shows from our staff!

Oct 29, 2020 | posted by Conner Williams
#tv #technology #review

With darker, rainier months ahead, we thought it would be fun to poll our employees and ask thoughts on binge-worthy TV shows to watch! You know, those shows where you can’t seem to hit “Play Next” fast enough. Here are our recommendations in no particular order, including the genre, a note...

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HBO Max to Replace HBO GO

By Amy Russ

Jul 31, 2020 | posted by Jason Nugent
#announcements #tv #ezvideo

HBO Max has launched as the new way to stream OnDemand HBO content!  Beginning July 31st, 2020, HBO Max will replace the HBO GO app on most devices.  This new hybrid app offers approximately 10,000 hours of quality programming all in one place. In addition to the current HBO library...

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DirectLink Internet traffic up since Oregon's "Stay Home" order

May 28, 2020 | posted by Conner Williams
#covid-19 #technology #ezvideo #tv #company information #news

With the implementation of Oregon’s “Stay Home” order near the end of March, many people are at home to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. As such, we have seen a drastic increase in Internet traffic from our members that are working from home, taking care of kids, finding ways to...

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Additional Free and/or Premium Channel FAQ

Mar 27, 2020 | posted by Jason Nugent
#covid-19 #ezvideo #tv

WHY ARE ONLY SOME OF THE CHANNELS FREE?   Some TV networks have offered their channels to all viewers regardless of subscription tier during the recent social distancing restrictions. DirectLink has reprogrammed our TV platforms to allow the pass-through of these channels while they are...

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Select TV Networks Share Content for all Viewers

Mar 23, 2020 | posted by Jason Nugent
#promotion #tv #ezvideo #covid-19

TV viewing has been a popular activity while more people are at home practicing social distancing efforts to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. To help provide some expanded entertainment options during this time, some networks have opened up their channels for all viewers. No action is...

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mtvU channel 406 to be removed from EZVideo, Digital TV

By Conner Williams

Mar 2, 2020 | posted by Conner Williams
#news #tv #ezvideo

mtvU channel 406 will be removed on both EZVideo and Digital TV (IPTV) services by 5 PM on March 31, 2020. No other MTV channels will be affected in this lineup change. We apologize for any inconvenience this channel adjustment may cause. 

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Possible TV outages due to upcoming solar flares

By Conner Williams

Feb 26, 2020 | posted by Conner Williams
#news #tv #technology #outage

During the upcoming Spring Equinox and the surrounding weeks, there is a chance that television services may see interruptions due to an increase in solar flares. This happens for about one week twice per year during the spring and fall equinox seasons and could affect both EZVideo and cable TV...

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UPDATE: DirectLink Reaches Programming Agreement with FOX Corporation

By Jason Nugent

Dec 31, 2019 | posted by Jason Nugent
#announcements #tv

DirectLink is pleased to announce that negotiations with FOX Corporation have been successfully completed so we can continue receiving programming at fair rates for our members. As your local TV provider, we work hard to make sure our members have access to the channels they want at the lowest...

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DirectLink Statement Regarding FOX Corporation Negotiations

Dec 30, 2019 | posted by Conner Williams
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DirectLink, along with over 700 rural cable television providers nationwide, are working with the National Cable Television Collaborative in negotiations with FOX Corporation to renew our agreement to continue to offer FOX News Channel 45, FOX Business Channel 50, Fox Sports 1 (FS1) Channel...

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Save on energy costs with EZVideo

By Conner Williams

Apr 4, 2019 | posted by Conner Williams
#tv #ezvideo

EZVideo already provides an average savings of $360 per year by eliminating HD and DVR fees, equipment rental fees, and installation costs. But did you know that you’re also saving on your electric bill by using your own streaming set top box to watch TV with EZVideo? According to a...

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Possible TV outages due to solar flares

By Conner Williams

Mar 5, 2019 | posted by Conner Williams
#outage #tv

During the upcoming Spring Equinox and the surrounding weeks, there is a chance that television services may see interruptions due to an increase in solar flares. This happens for about one week twice per year during the spring and fall equinox seasons. As DirectLink provides content from about...

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KGW discontinues Estrella TV

By Jason Nugent

Oct 2, 2018 | posted by Jason Nugent
#news #tv

As of October 1, 2018, KGW will no longer carry estrellaTV (channel 307), the American Spanish-language broadcast network. Quest (channel 320) has been added as its replacement. Quest provides “adventure programming about nature’s greatest dangers, history’s greatest mysteries and man’s greatest...

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