DISH Network(R) Announces Winners of 8th Annual Interactive Television Awards --Awards Honor Top Programmers and Developers for DISH Network Interactive Services ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Feb 27, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Last night, DISH Network(R) announced the winners of its 2009 Interactive Television Summit Awards, which celebrates some of the best programmers and developers in the interactive television (iTV) industry. iTV Summit brings together interactive developers to learn and discuss collaborative opportunities within the next-generation platform. DISH Network's iTV service hosts a series of applications including DishGAMES, DISH Network's six channel mosaic, and other unique features like Papa John's store proximity locator. DISH Network also uses the service to host interactive advertisements (iAds) which allow viewers to activate triggers which lead to specialized content such as information pages, discount coupons and long form advertising channels. See the full press release here. SOURCE DISH Network Corporation http://www.dishnetwork.com Copyright (C) 2009 PR Newswire. All rights reserve.