Norfolk Gets Dish Local Channels


EchoStar Communications Corp.’s Dish Network said Thursday that it will offer local channels via satellite in the Norfolk, Va., area.

Norfolk-area Dish customers in 25 counties can now receive ABC channel 13 (WVEC), CBS channel 3 (WTKR), Fox channel 43 (WVBT), NBC channel 10 (WAVY), PBS channel 15 (WHRO), UPN channel 27 (WGNT) and The WB channel 33 (WTVZ).

Dish now offers local channels in 144 cities and their metro areas, in 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.