Nowhere else will consumers find the high-quality Ecuadorian programming content TeleAmazonas offers.
DISH Network Corporation (Nasdaq: DISH) today announced the launch of TeleAmazonas on its DishLATINO platform - the only pay-TV provider to offer the channel in the U.S.
TeleAmazonas is a 24-hour Ecuadorian TV network offering exclusive home match coverage of more than 50 percent of "Series A" Ecuadorian National Soccer League teams -- including Barcelona, Universidad Catolica, Liga Universitaria de Quito, Deportivo Espoli, Deportivo Azogues, Olmedo and Club Tecnico Universitario.
The channel also offers popular news programs such as "24 Horas" and "Hora 7," and variety programming such as "La Plena" and "La Noche Con Pimental." TeleAmazonas will be available in the DishLATINO basic programming package and higher.
"We are thrilled to provide TeleAmazonas to our DishLATINO customers, giving them access to some of the best Ecuadorian programming -- including the most popular soccer matches," said Eric Sahl, senior vice president of Programming for DISH Network Corporation. "Nowhere else will consumers find the high-quality Ecuadorian programming content TeleAmazonas offers."
TeleAmazonas is available on DISH Network channel 842. For more information about the channel, or DishLATINO programming packages, visit www.dishlatino.com/teleamazonas.
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