Dish Network Adds National HD Trio


Dish Network launched three national HDTV networks Friday, namely CNN HD, Sci Fi HD and USA HD, officials said.

The new HDTV channels are available to Dish Network customers who subscribe to AT100 and Essentials HD or higher. CNN HD is available on channel 200 HD; Sci Fi HD is available on channel 122 HD; and USA HD is available on 105 HD.

“As previously announced, our plans to enhance our HD programming line-up this spring remain on track,” Dish Network senior vice president of programming Eric Sahl said in a prepared statement. “We continue our HD rollout to reach our year-end goal of 100 local HD markets and 100 national HD channels.”