DISH Network Prepares for Summer of Soccer
DishLATINO subscribers can watch all matches in Spanish and on the
go with DISH AnywhereTM
New viewing capability shows 56 matches live from Brazil in five
camera angles on one screen
Only the DISH Hopper provides the most complete soccer viewing
experience with soccer app, GameFinder, split-screen viewing
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
With its DishLATINO brand in the lead, DISH Network L.L.C., a wholly
owned subsidiary of DISH Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH), is donning cleats
and shin guards for its summer of soccer. Starting June 12, DISH
customers will have several ways to enjoy watching players and action
from endline to endline.
"Soccer brings together fans, families and friends from across the
world, and enjoying tournament play together will be made more exciting
with the viewing experience only DISH provides," said Alfredo Rodriguez,
vice president of DishLATINO. "We're excited to introduce interactive
ways to bring this summer of soccer to life that you can only find on
DISH customers have the ability to take tournament viewing with them
wherever they go with DISH AnywhereTM for mobile devices.
Fifty-six matches will be available to Hopper® customers live
from Brazil in five different camera angles on one channel. The channel
brings together the main Spanish-language feed plus four additional
camera angles of match play for full-field match viewing.
"With the five-angle viewing capability, fans will feel like they're on
the field with their favorite teams for every shot, tackle and goal,"
In addition to hosting the five-angle viewing capability, DISH's Hopper
will debut a soccer-specific on-screen app to track games, scores and
statistics throughout this summer's matches. The new soccer app
complements the existing GameFinder app that assists Hopper customers
with finding, watching and recording soccer matches. With the Hopper,
customers can also take advantage of its split-screen capability to
simultaneously watch the games in high-definition.
Visit the DishLATINO YouTube channel to preview the new promotional
campaign that celebrates the summer of soccer -- http://youtu.be/osg8Ez6kTeI
DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH), through its subsidiary DISH
Network L.L.C., provides approximately 14.057 million satellite TV
customers, as of March 31, 2014, with the highest-quality programming
and technology with the most choices at the best value. Subscribers
enjoy 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.
DishLATINO is the leading Hispanic pay-TV provider in the United States.
DishLATINO offers more than 60 popular ethnic channels, as well as
popular Hispanic and Spanish-language programming and sports in
high-definition. DishLATINO offers a selection of pay-TV packages
including programming in English and Spanish, as well as Flex TV, a
no-term contract, prepaid pay-TV product.
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Jenna McMullin, 303-723-1695
Source: DISH Network
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