Dish Is Excited To Announce Long-term Agreement With Disney, Espn & Longhorn Network

Top Quote The Walt Disney Company and DISH sign ground breaking long-term agreement including delivering Longhorn Network to Texas fans nationwide. End Quote
  • Madera, CA (1888PressRelease) April 19, 2014 - The channel will be available to DISH customers in the America's Top 120+ and higher packages nationwide later this summer. In addition, DISH customers who receive LHN as part of their satellite service will be able to enjoy the network's exclusive live events and content on their computers and IOS devices - at home or on-the-go.

    LHN launched in 2011 and televises more than 175 athletic events in 20 sports annually, as well as academic and cultural programming from in and around the greater Austin community. DISH customers have access to exclusive Longhorn games, Texas coaches' shows, dedicated pre- and post-game football coverage, basketball and baseball games, nightly news/information programming, in-depth features and all-access content and programs covering the history and pride of Texas athletics.

    New multi-year deal to deliver the best in Sports, News and Entertainment to DISH customers, in and out of the home. DISH is the first to secure rights to carry Disney, ABC and ESPN Networks for over-the-top, personal subscription service. This landmark deal also adds Disney Junior, Fusion, Longhorn Network, ESPN3, and the soon to-be launched SEC ESPN Network that will include the full suite of Authenticated WATCH Services.

    DISH is the SEC Network's first nationwide television provider, and the channel will be available to fans and followers of the Southeastern Conference in DISH's America's Top 120+ and higher packages across the country. DISH subscribers will also have authenticated access to additional live events scheduled for the SEC Network's digital platform, with the ability to watch SEC Network content anytime, anywhere on their television, computer, tablet or mobile device. This deal will also expand Video-On-Demand content available to DISH customers at Home or On-The-Go.

    DISH, which was originally called DISH Network, has a reputation for being family oriented with good values and has been a family-owned business since 1980. For innovation in technology, DISH has been dedicated to bring their customers the best satellite technology, and was the first to introduce an integrated DVR, broadcast in 1080P, including being the first to provide an award winning whole-home HD DVR, known as the Hopper that will complement your HD TV. Which gives you access to your full DVR library on all TV's, allowing you to record your favorite TV show or movie starting in your living room, while watching in your bedroom, and then finishing in the kitchen. Plus right now when you sign up with DISH, you can get a free Hopper Upgrade (Available with qualifying packages. Monthly DVR and receiver fees apply).

    DISH knows value when it comes to providing the best technology and promotions, and is proud to offer the lowest all-digital prices nationwide with amazing offers that save their customers hundreds in their first year when they sign up with qualifying DISH packages. Plus, DISH is the only TV provider that can offer Blockbuster ( @ ) Home™ as part of their free premium channel promotion that offers HBO®, Cinemax®, Showtime®, Starz® and Blockbuster ( @ ) Home™ free for three months (Offer subject to change based on premium channel availability). You'll see that DISH TV has found numerous ways to add value to TV entertainment at a price that will work for everyone.

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