WeatherNation Launches on DISH Delivering 24/7 Weather Reporting
National channel to feature real-time news coverage
WeatherNation app debuts on select DISH set-top boxes including the
DISH offers six-week free preview to customers nationwide
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Network L.L.C. has launched WeatherNation®,
a leading multi-format, local, regional and national television weather
news service. The multi-year agreement includes a channel focused on
national weather information as well as an interactive app that allows
customers to quickly view their local weather.
"DISH customers asked for more weather coverage around the clock," said
Warren Schlichting, DISH senior vice president of programming. "With the
addition of WeatherNation's offerings, our customers have even greater
access to weather news and information when it matters most."
WeatherNation's interactive app is available on DISH's award-winning
Hopper® Whole-Home HD DVR and select other set-top boxes. The app offers
DISH customers instant access to the local weather in up to 10 different
"24 hours a day, seven days a week, our certified meteorologists deliver
the latest weather news and forecasts," said Michael Norton, president
of WeatherNation. "Moreover, our great relationships with trusted local
weather experts across the nation allow us to provide focused weather
information at DISH customers' fingertips on a regional and local basis."
WeatherNation (Channel 215) will be available to DISH customers
nationwide during a six-week free preview and will join the lineup of
DISH's America's Top 120 programming package and above.
About Weather Nation TV, Inc.
WeatherNation TV, Inc., headquartered in Denver, produces a suite of
services including the WeatherNation TV network, which provides 24/7
coverage of current and severe weather news and information in a
compelling, meteorologist-hosted format, available in both HD and
standard definition. WeatherNation® supports the weather-related needs
of a variety of clients ranging from local broadcasters, to
cable/satellite operators, to publishers and original equipment
manufacturers. WeatherNation's award-winning digital platform includes
over-the-top services with the industry's most robust degree of
interactivity, complemented by an easy-to-navigate website with the most
relevant weather information. WeatherNation was recently recognized by
CableFax as the best in the industry in the area of Connected TV/Smart
TV. For more information about WeatherNation, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
or (800) 343-9516. Visit www.weathernationtv.com.
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Source: DISH Network Corp.
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