Satellite

Dish Local Tally: 139 and Counting

7/15/2004 3:44 AM Eastern

EchoStar Communications Corp.’s Dish Network said Thursday that it will offer local channels via satellite in the Wichita Falls, Texas, and Macon, Ga., areas.

Wichita Falls-area Dish customers in 17 counties can now receive CBS channel 6 (KAUZ), NBC channel 3 (KFDX) and Fox channel 18 (KJTL).

And Macon-area Dish customers in 22 counties can now receive ABC channel 58 (WPGA), CBS channel 13 (WMAZ), Fox channel 24 (WGXA), NBC channel 41 (WMGT) and PBS channel 29 (WDCO).

Dish now offers local channels in 139 cities and their metro areas, in 50 states and in the District of Columbia.

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