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If DISH has my locals in HD, why doesn't DirecTV?kcpt hd
Posted 07 January 2009 - 02:31 PM
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Posted 07 January 2009 - 02:53 PM
Dish chose Lexington as a good place to launch most likely because DirecTV doesn't carry HD locals. Why match the competition in one DMA when you can one-up them in another.
Posted 07 January 2009 - 03:07 PM
With that said DirecTV has been rolling out a lot of locals and seems to be planning to continue that with it's next planned sat launch. I'm sure HD locals will come sooner or later.
Posted 07 January 2009 - 03:26 PM
Thanks again for all the information!!
Posted 07 January 2009 - 07:32 PM
I'm in the Lexington, KY market and noticed that DISH Network is now offering my locals in HD. Why isn't DirecTV? It's not even on their website for upcoming areas...
Lexington is scheduled for HD in 2009.
Sammy, why is it that some markets D* has HD and E* doesn't? Has a lot to do with how they design the spot beams on the satellites, contractual agreements, etc, etc.