Dish Anywhere via Fire Stick over local network? (1 Viewer)

Register Today to see less ads! It's Free!

comfortably_numb

Thread Starter
Dogs have owners, cats have staff
Pub Member / Supporter
Nov 30, 2011
11,760
12,631
Missouri/Kansas
I've noticed that when I stream Dish Anywhere from my Hopper 3 to my laptop or Iphone over my home network, it doesn't use any of my internet plan data. I'm considering purchasing a Fire stick. If I use Dish Anywhere on the Amazon Fire Stick, would it work the same way? In other words, is it streaming locally on my network?
 
Register Today to see less ads! It's Free!

MikeD-C05

Pub Member / Supporter
Pub Member / Supporter
Nov 25, 2003
26,220
16,180
Nederland , Texas
Yes , I think it would use your network at home. You have to use a wifi network in your house to stream it to that tv it is connected to. That's how I have my 2 fire sticks hooked up.
 
  • Like
Reactions: comfortably_numb

comfortably_numb

Thread Starter
Dogs have owners, cats have staff
Pub Member / Supporter
Nov 30, 2011
11,760
12,631
Missouri/Kansas
That's what I was hoping; that the Fire Stick is retrieving the video locally and not downloading the remote stream over the internet (like it does outside your home network)
 
Register Today to see less ads! It's Free!

Users who are viewing this thread

Users Who Are Viewing This Thread (Total: 0, Members: 0, Guests: 0)

Latest posts

Top