Dish Brings Local HD to N.Y., L.A.

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EchoStar Communications Corp.’s Dish Network direct-broadcast satellite service said Thursday that it will launch local HD channels in New York and Los Angeles.

In New York, Dish will carry ABC channel 7 (WABC), CBS channel 2 (WCBS), NBC channel 4 (WNBC) and Fox channel 5 (WNYW).

Los Angeles-area Dish subscribers will be able to receive ABC channel 7 (KABC), CBS channel 2 (KCBS), NBC channel 4 (KNBC) and Fox channel 11 (KTTV).

Dish is offering local channels via satellite to 14 counties in New York state around the New York area and 13 in New Jersey, as well as to eight counties in the Los Angeles region.

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