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Any word on MLBTV on Dish??
Posted 30 December 2008 - 07:39 PM
Posted 30 December 2008 - 07:48 PM
I read somewhere Dish wont be picking up MLBTV. Could change after the new Sat is up and running though.
Posted 30 December 2008 - 07:53 PM
Also keep in mind that DirecTV is a part owner in the MLBTV channel as well.
Posted 31 December 2008 - 09:10 AM
The earliest you'll see MLB EI and/or the MLB Channel on Dish is 2014 (maybe). That is when the exclusive 700 million, seven-year agreement (2007 thru 2013) that MLB, Direct TV and InDemand have expires.
From Raymie (in Arizona):
"What happened with MLB EI:
Dish couldn't just get the package (EI) for X dollars (from MLB). They also "had" to take a stake in the MLB Channel.
Dish didn't want the latter (MLB Channel), so they couldn't get the former (MLB EI) by extension."