Peel App Turns iPhones into Remotes for Dish, DirecTV12 Aug, 2014 By: Chris Tribbey
Smartphone app developer Peel has updated its iTunes app to turn iPhones into remote controls for subscribers of Dish Network or DirecTV, the company announced.
The app allows users to control their set-tops, get personalized content recommendations, control DVRs and set reminders. The apps also have TV listings for “every time zone, network, cable or dish provider in North America.”
The company is looking to expand its app to work with Comcast, Cox, Charter, Time Warner Cable and AT&T U-verse.
Peel said it currently has 80 million activated users worldwide.