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DISH Network Introduces 13 New HD Channels In Puerto Rico


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#1 OFFLINE   neljtorres

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Posted 08 June 2010 - 08:06 AM

DISH Network Introduces 13 New HD Channels In Puerto Rico
Launches HD Free For Life Promotion



ENGLEWOOD, Colo., June 7, 2010 – DISH Network L.L.C., America's fastest-growing pay-TV provider, today announced an expansion of high definition services in Puerto Rico with the introduction of 13 new HD channels*, plus new PPV and VOD HD channels. DISH Network now broadcasts more than 75 HD channels in Puerto Rico – the most offered by any pay-TV provider on the island.

DISH Network customers in Puerto Rico can now add their core HD channels for free via DISH Network's newly-introduced HD Free For Life promotion. Both new and existing customers are eligible for the promotion, which includes any HD feeds of the standard definition channels available in a customer's main programming package.

"DISH Network is proud to offer customers in Puerto Rico the highest quality and largest variety of HD channels on the island," said Dave Shull, senior vice president of Programming for DISH Network. "Without question, the introduction of 13 new high definition channels and our HD Free For Life promotion gives DISH Network subscribers the best viewing experience on the island at an unmatched value."

For more information about how to subscribe to the best HD lineup in Puerto Rico, including visit www.dishnetwork.com or call (888) 898-3051.

*New HD channels include: Fox Soccer HD, Nat Geo HD, Travel Ch. HD, Speed HD, E! HD, BBC America HD, Palladia, BET HD, Golf HD, MSNBC HD, NFL Network HD, NBA HD and Tennis Channel HD.

About DISH Network

DISH Network L.L.C., a subsidiary of DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH), leads the pay-TV industry in technological breakthroughs and provides more than 14.3 million satellite TV customers, as of March 31, 2010, with the highest quality programming and technology at the best value. Customers have access to the most HD channels, the most international channels, state-of-the-art interactive TV applications, and award-winning HD and DVR technology including the ViP 922 SlingLoaded DVR, the world's only DVR with TV Everywhere functionality. DISH Network Corporation is included in the Nasdaq-100 Index (NDX) and is a Fortune 200 company. Visit www.dish.com, follow on Twitter, @dishnetwork (www.twitter.com/dishnetwork), or become a Fan on Facebook, www.facebook.com/dishnetwork

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#2 OFFLINE   Lincoln6Echo

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Posted 10 June 2010 - 09:37 AM

While that's all well and good, we here in the Paducah-Cape Girardeau market still haven't gotten our HD locals. Com'on Charlie, finish off the HD local markets. You got your new bird up, I'm tired of watching my lamestream network sports in SD.
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#3 OFFLINE   luisorlando

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Posted 21 June 2010 - 09:52 PM

The press release forgot to mention that Dish took away 4 HD channels for movie premium subscribers Encore HD, Starz W HD, Starz Edge HD and The Movie Channel HD are no longer visible to PR customers. I guess they did that just to make HD customers mad. The SD counterparts are still visible.:(

Directv Latin just reach the 200,000 subs mark, here in the island and Dish make something stupid like this.

#4 OFFLINE   boribori

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Posted 12 August 2010 - 04:14 PM

If anyone know when does channels will be available? I read the news but it doesnt say the date or how to get those channels.

#5 OFFLINE   Stewart Vernon

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Posted 12 August 2010 - 05:54 PM

Threads merged... no reason to start a new thread for the exact same topic.

Meanwhile.. the press release mentions looking at the Dish Web site or calling Dish to find out about the new channels. That's probably the best way to find out more unless another user here already knows.

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