Dish Network today announced that Dish Remote Access, the free application that gives customers the ability to watch their live and recorded TV on compatible smartphones, tablets and laptops, is now optimized for the higher-pixel Android tablet screens.

Dish customers with a broadband-connected, Sling-enabled device can enjoy live and recorded TV viewing on Android tablets. In addition to TV viewing, the Dish Remote Access app also gives customers with compatible DVRs the ability to browse and search up to nine days of programming, schedule DVR recordings, manage conflicts, delete shows on multiple receivers, and transform the Android tablet into a fully-functioning remote control.

The Dish Remote Access app for Android tablets can be downloaded for free through the Android Market. Dish Remote Access is also available on compatible iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Android mobile phones and Blackberry devices.

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