Dish adds nine more HD channels


Dish Network announced the introduction of nine new HD channels: Fox Soccer Channel HD, Sportsman HD, Hallmark Channel HD, IndiePlex HD and RetroPlex HD, which are only available on DISH Network, as well as truTV HD, E! HD, BBC America HD and SHOWTIME  (West) HD.

Declaring itself “the definitive HD leader,” Dish Network now broadcasts more than 160 HD channels.

“DISH Network continues to extend its HD leadership with the launch of nine additional high-quality, sought-after HD channels. We continue to deliver on our commitment to give our customers the breadth and depth of top HD programming they ask for at a value unmatched by any other pay-TV provider,” said CEO Charlie Ergen.

E! HD is available in the America’s Top 120 Package. BBC America HD, Hallmark Channel HD and truTV HD are located in the America’s Top 200 Package; Fox Soccer Channel HD and Sportsman HD are offered in the America’s Top 250 Package; SHOWTIME (West) HD is located in the Showtime Unlimited Package; and IndiePlex HD and RetroPlex HD are in the PlatinumHD Package.

Access to all HD channels requires a subscription to HD programming.