Dish Adds Two Local-Channel Markets

9/23/2004 6:17 AM Eastern

EchoStar Communications Corp.’s Dish Network said Thursday that it will offer local channels via satellite in the Clarksburg-Weston, W. Va., and Panama City, Fla., areas.

Clarksburg-Weston-area Dish customers in 12 counties can now receive CBS channel 5 (WDTV), Fox channel 48 (WVFX), NBC channel 12 (WBOY) and PBS channel 24 (WNPB).

And Panama City-area subscribers in nine counties can now receive ABC channel 13 (WMBB), Fox channel 7 (WPGX), NBC channel 7 (WJHG) and PBS channel 56 (WFSG).

Dish now offers local channels in 149 cities and their metro areas, in 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

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