DISH Network to Add the Inspiration Network On August 27, 2008

The launch increases INSP’s distribution to more than 54 million households.

Indian Land, SC – David Cerullo, Chairman & CEO of The Inspiration Networks, today announced that INSP – The Inspiration Network – will be carried on DISH Network, the nation’s third largest pay-TV provider. INSP will be available to DISH Network’s approximately 13.79 million subscribers beginning August 27, 2008, on DISH Network Channel 259.

“We are excited to announce the launch of INSP on DISH Network,” said Cerullo. “INSP began operations in 1990 and now the network is available in more than 54 million homes across the country. We look forward to serving DISH Network subscribers with our diverse and exciting lineup of quality, inspirational programs.”

INSP targets the millions of Americans who embrace inspirational values and has the most in-depth array of inspirational programming in the industry. The network features original and exclusive music and talk programs as well as content for kids, teens, women, and men. In addition, INSP offers a wide variety of content from some of the world’s leading ministries.

For more information about INSP, including a list of programs, visit

For more information about DISH Network, visit www.dishnetwork or call 1-800-333-DISH (3474).

About The Inspiration Network:

The Inspiration Networks are available to more than a billion people worldwide through multiple distribution platforms, including Internet Broadband ( and four satellite and cable TV networks (INSP - The Inspiration Network; i-Lifetv - Inspirational Life Television; LFC - La Familia Cosmovision; and INI - Inspiration Network International). The Inspiration Networks also operate “Inspiration Video On Demand,” the first inspirational platform for cable television and satellite video on demand (VOD) delivery; and “Inspiration Global,” providing broadband video content in the world’s major trade languages. 

About DISH Network Corporation

DISH Network Corporation (Nasdaq: DISH), the nation’s third largest pay-TV provider and the leader in digital television, provides approximately 13.79 million satellite TV customers as of June 30, 2008 with industry-leading customer satisfaction which has surpassed major cable TV providers for eight consecutive years. DISH Network also provides customers with award-winning HD and DVR technology including the ViP722™ HD DVR, which received the Editors’ Choice awards from both CNET and PC Magazine. In addition, subscribers enjoy access to hundreds of video and audio channels, the most International channels in the U.S., industry-leading Interactive TV applications, Latino programming, and the best sports and movies in HD. DISH Network offers a variety of package and price options including the lowest all-digital price in America, the DishDVR Advantage Package, high-speed Internet service, and a free upgrade to the best HD DVR in the industry. DISH Network is included in the Nasdaq-100 Index (NDX) and is a Fortune 300 company. Visit or call 1-800-333-DISH (3474) for more information.