DISH Assisting Customers and Communities Impacted by Irma
DISH deploys 150 outside technicians to impacted areas
DISH offers affected customers account solutions
DISH activates disaster relief services through corporate
citizenship program, DISH Cares
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
As fallout from Irma continues to affect lives in Florida, Georgia and
South Carolina, DISH is responding to serve customers and communities
impacted by the storm.
DISH is increasing its presence in affected areas and expects to deploy
nearly 150 technicians from across the country to assist with local
recovery efforts in the coming days. These technicians will restore and
install DISH services as neighborhoods are declared safe and power
For customers, DISH has implemented standard procedures to assist in the
wake of natural disasters. Customers in areas impacted by Irma can call
DISH Customer Service at 800-333-DISH (888-599-DISH in Spanish) for
special services, including to:
Pause DISH service and account
Waive installation fees when a customer is ready to resume service
Customers can reach DISH Customer Service seven days a week.
Cares, the company's citizenship program, partners with Information
Technology Disaster Resource Center (ITDRC) and, together, the groups
are providing satellite broadband to first responder sites in Miami and
Marathon. Since 2015, together with ITDRC, DISH Cares has donated more
than 245,000 hours of internet and television services to disaster
DISH Network Corp. (NASDAQ:DISH), through its subsidiaries, provides
approximately 13.332 million pay-TV subscribers, as of June 30, 2017,
with the highest-quality programming and technology with the most
choices at the best value. DISH offers a high definition line-up with
more than 200 national HD channels, the most international channels and
award-winning HD and DVR technology. DISH Network Corporation is a
Fortune 200 company. Visit www.dish.com.
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DISH Network Corp.
Courtney Culpepper, 303-723-1861
Source: DISH Network Corp.
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