Maricopa, AZ. May 15, 2024. Flight Video, the latest high-tech streaming service, promises to elevate your entertainment experience. This newest product by Orbitel Communications marries the latest video technology along with Orbitel’s fiber and cable broadband service, allowing customers to access up to an additional 145 channels. Flight Video is more than just a new streaming service, it’s a whole new customer viewing experience and a gateway into the future of video in your home. The best of cable tv and streaming video all in one product, Flight Video.

Introducing Flight Video: Elevate Your Entertainment Experience

  1. Access All Your Favorites: With one remote, access all your favorite streaming apps, live TV, local news, and sports.
  2. Superior Functionality: With dynamic features like “Start Over,” “Catch Up,” and cloud DVR, Flight Video isn’t just your normal streaming service.
  3. Program Guide: Find your favorite channels, find hidden gems, and receive tailored recommendations based on your viewing preferences. Flight Video’s intuitive program guide helps you navigate effortlessly.
  4. Multi-Platform Search: Flight Video ensures you will find exactly what you are looking for by searching content by title, actor, or description across multiple platforms.
  5. Experience Ultra-HD Resolution: Flight Video delivers superior 4K ultra-HD. Brace yourself for lifelike color and texture that will elevate your entertainment experience.
  6. Swift Setup: Setting up Flight Video is as easy as connect, watch, and take control—all from your phone or smart device.
  7. Voice Remote Magic: Picture this: You’re reclined on your couch, and with a simple command, you summon drama movies fit for a Hollywood premiere. “Hey Google, show me gripping dramas I can watch with my kids.” Voilà! The magic of Flight Video’s voice remote takes center stage.
  8. Smart TV Transformation: Flight Video’s compact set-top box transforms any TV into a smart entertainment hub.
  9. WiFi6 Connectivity: Built-in WiFi6 ensures smooth streaming. Connect, watch, and control—it’s all within reach.

Orbitel’s cable TV service will still be available to current Orbitel video customers. New Flight Video customers can choose to bring their own device or use Orbitel’s Force 1 box on each television in their home. The Flight Video app is available on most mobile devices and smart TVs. If you don’t own a smart TV, no worries, Force 1 will turn almost any television into a smart TV. Flight Video by Orbitel can also be accessed on your favorite web browser.

John Schurz, President/General Manager of Orbitel Communications, is excited to bring Flight Video to the region. “Flight Video is an entertainment experience like no other”, said Schurz “This is streaming like you have never experienced before. You won’t be able to take your eyes off your TV, it’s the best of cable tv and streaming video.”

Customers will have two options to enjoy Flight Video:

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Force 1

  • Offers 145 channels including TiVo+ Direct, Xumo and Pluto TV.
  • With Force 1 box, customers will have everything at their fingertips.
  • Cloud DVR, program a show to record and watch it just about anywhere.


  • Bring your own device - includes 50 channels of TiVo+ Direct and Xumo.
  • BYOD includes web access and will work with Android TV, Apple TV, iOS mobile, Android mobile/Google Play, and Amazon Fire Stick.
  • Freevee and Xumo channels are integrated into channel guide and accessible on VOD with both service levels.

“We are thrilled to join forces with Orbitel”, said Bill Routt, SVP, Head of Global Sales and Customer Success at TiVo. “Orbitel’s Flight Video is leading the charge delivering traditional cable and streaming media in a truly personalized video experience”, said Routt. “Flight Video refines individual viewing recommendations based on past viewing habits. It offers an extensive selection of VOD choices and Cloud DVR functionalities - all of which are readily available on multiple devices via an intuitive video guide”.

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About Orbitel Communications:

Orbitel is a full-service telecommunications company offering a range of residential and business services including broadband internet, fiber internet to the home, video services and digital home phone. The company serves the communities of SunBird, Sun Lakes, Robson Ranch, SaddleBrooke, SaddleBrooke Ranch, and Maricopa, Arizona. Orbitel is focused on enhancing the lives of its customers by providing the latest technical support and keeping the highest standards of excellence in customer care and technical service. Founded in 2002, Orbitel was acquired by Schurz Communications, Inc., in 2012.

Orbitel Contact:

Bryan Johnson