Echostar adds up 100 international channels

Echostar will also offer a one-dish solution for customers seeking news, sports and entertainment from around the world, in addition to a robust selection of American programming packages, allon a single dish.

With the launch this year of the EchoStar IX satellite, DISH Network intends to add up to 100 international channels from India, the Middle East, the Philippines, Vietnam, Korea, Africa, China andmore. DISH Network currently offers 42 channels of international programming in more than a dozen different languages.

DISH Network will provide a complete turn-key broadcast solution for international programmers, including billing, call centers and in-language customer service, low-cost set-top boxes, encryption,uplink services, and nationwide sales and installation support. EchoStar will also offer assistance with signal transport from across the globe to DISH Network’s uplink facilities in the UnitedStates.