- Two tuners for independent viewing of satellite TV programming in two rooms with a single receiver.
- "Agile modulated mono output" can send the second tuner tm signal to multiple televisions via home distributions.
- DISH Home Interactive TV.
- On-screen Electronic Program Guide (EPG) with access to up to two days of program listings/information.
- Parental control locks, themes lists, favorites lists, program browse, one-touch channel return, closed-caption support and alternate audio.