DISH Network Statement on House Energy and Commerce Committee mark-up of SHVURA
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Oct. 15, 2009 – DISH Network L.L.C., a subsidiary of DISH Network Corporation (Nasdaq: DISH), today issued the following statement on the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s mark-up of the Satellite Home Viewer Update and Reauthorization Act (SHVURA):
“DISH Network congratulates the House Energy and Commerce Committee for advancing a bill that provides DISH Network with an incentive to deliver local TV service to all 210 markets. Chairman Henry Waxman’s leadership, as well as leadership from Reps Rick Boucher, Joe Barton and Cliff Sterns, played a critical role in securing this bipartisan policy victory, which is a real win for consumers.”
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