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05-27-2004 08:12 AM #1
DISH Network Brings Locals to Sioux City, Iowa
DISH Network Satellite Television Brings
Local Channels to the Sioux City, Iowa, Area
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 27, 2004--EchoStar
Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) announced today that its
DISH Network(TM) will offer local TV channels by satellite television
to Sioux City, Iowa. The following local TV channels will be
available: ABC Ch. 9 (KCAU), CBS Ch. 14 (KMEG), NBC Ch. 4 (KTIV), FOX
Ch. 44 (KPTH) and PBS Ch. 27 (KSIN).
This is the first time local TV channels are available on DISH
Network in the Sioux City area, providing an alternative to local
cable TV service. DISH Network now offers local channels as part of
its new Digital Home Advantage. Starting at $29.99 per a month, this
promotion offers customers free installation for up to four TVs, with
no commitment and no hardware to buy and includes more than 60 popular
TV channels such as ESPN, Discovery and Nickelodeon, plus local Sioux
City TV channels.
DISH Network has frozen the lowest all digital TV price through
January 2005. Customers can call DISH Network or a local satellite TV
retailer to learn how to get a free multi-satellite dish antenna
required to receive Sioux City area local channels. DISH Network also
provides digital video recording technologies, high definition TV and
more than 60 international channels to the Sioux City area.
"The addition of local channels on DISH Network gives customers in
Sioux City a final reason to choose DISH Network over cable," said
Eric Sahl, vice president of Programming. "Customers in Sioux City now
have more programming and product choices at a better price, with the
ability to watch the news, weather and sports that matter most to
DISH Network offers local channels via satellite to 23 counties in
the Sioux City area: Buena Vista, Cherokee, Clay, Dickenson, Emmet,
Ida, Monona, O'Brien, Palo Alto, Plymouth, Sac, Sioux, Woodbury,
Cedar, Dakota, Dixon, Knox, Madison, Pierce, Stanton, Thurston, Wayne
and Union counties.
With the addition of Sioux City, DISH Network offers local
channels in 128 cities and their metro areas, in 50 states, and in the
District of Columbia.
For customers who do not subscribe to Digital Home Advantage,
local channels will be available at $5.99 per a month.
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than 9.7 million satellite TV customers through its DISH Network(TM)
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channels, Interactive TV, HDTV, sports and international programming,
together with professional installation and 24-hour customer service.
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