DISH and FOX News Reach Content Carriage Agreement
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. and NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2015 – DISH Network L.L.C. and FOX News Network, L.L.C. announced today that they have reached a multi-year agreement for carriage of FOX News Channel and FOX Business Network. These channels are now available to DISH customers with qualifying programming packages.
Tim Carry, FOX News and FOX Business executive vice president of distribution, and Warren Schlichting, DISH senior vice president of programming jointly stated:
“We thank the viewers of FOX News and FOX Business and DISH customers for their patience throughout this process.”
Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
DISH Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH), through its subsidiary DISH Network L.L.C., provides approximately 14.041 million satellite TV customers, as of Sept. 30, 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 Corp. is a Fortune 250 company. Visit www.dish.com.
About FOX News
Owned by 21st Century Fox, FOX News operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Radio, FOXNews.com and FOX News Latino. It also produces “FOX News Sunday” on FOX Broadcasting Company and FOX News Edge. A top five cable network, FNC has been the most watched news channel in the country for thirteen years and according to Public Policy Polling, is the most trusted television news source in the country. FNC is available in more than 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.
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