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EpixHD and Other New HD Are Here!!!!

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#1 OFFLINE   scandalous



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Posted 18 April 2010 - 11:37 PM

So us Dish customers are finally getting new HD!
Here are some cliffs of the announcement from the AP, The official Dish press release will be sent out tomorrow.
By the looks of it these channels should be available this week!

Dish Network agrees to carry Epix movie channel
(AP) – 1 hour ago
NEW YORK — Dish Network subscribers will have available to them some of the latest movies from three major Hollywood studios when Epix becomes one of their channel choices this month.
Epix, the pay TV channel owned by Viacom Inc.'s Paramount Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. and Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., said Monday it has signed a distribution deal with Dish, which will make its movies and other content available to the satellite service's 14 million customers.
Details of the deal with Dish were not disclosed.
Dish will begin offering the channel, Epix Premium HD, this month to all subscribers who add Dish's platinum high-definition service to their current package for $10 a month.

and these are the other new HD channels.

Dish separately announced that several other high-definition channels are joining its lineup, in addition to Epix. The new channels expand Dish's HD offerings to 200 national channels. They include G4 HD, Headline News HD, History International HD, Nat Geo Wild HD, ShortsHD, Style HD and Turner Classic Movies HD.


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#2 OFFLINE   nneptune



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Posted 19 April 2010 - 01:18 AM

very nice.
Obviously the more HD the better!

#3 OFFLINE   BillJ



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Posted 19 April 2010 - 07:12 AM

Does this mean we have to start paying $10 extra for Platinum HD again just months after the charge was dropped?

Always happy to have more HD but after getting socked with DVR fees in February AEP I'm not sure I want to eat another increase.

#4 OFFLINE   damondlt


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Posted 19 April 2010 - 07:20 AM

Yep ,Dish Claiming 200 HD channels now.

Where can I view that list?

Dish Network 

Top 200, Encore,Showtime, HBO, Cinemax, BB Movie Pack, Netflix Free for 12 months

Hopper with Sling, 60 inch Vizio M- series Living room

Hopper ,40 inch Samsung 5000 series, Master Bedroom

Joey , 32 inch Magnavox LCD, Bedroom 2

Joey, 32 inch Element LED, Bedroom 3

(Vip 211z in November 2015) 

Blue Ridge Communications

Basic Plus Cable in 6 rooms

Arris Touchstone DG1660

G15 Internet 15 Mbps down 3 Mbps up.




#5 OFFLINE   James Long

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Posted 19 April 2010 - 07:28 AM

The channels are not quite lit yet ... but the "200 channel" press release is out.
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