|[August 16, 2012]
DISH Signs English- and Spanish-Language beIN SPORT Networks; Affirms Leadership in International Sports Programming for Latino and All U.S. Sports Fans
MIAMI --(Business Wire)--
SPORT, the new 24-hour network dedicated to live and exclusive
coverage of the world's best international sports in English and
Spanish, today announced it will be carried from its inaugural telecast
beginning August 15 on DISH Network, the third-largest pay-TV provider
in the nation.
subscribers will have access to beIN SPORT's exclusive coverage as it
kicks off the new fall season's best soccer matchups, including games
from top European leagues such as Spain's La Liga, Italy's Serie A,
France's Ligue Un, South American World Cup Qualifiers and Copa America
"Our association with beIN SPORT makes DISH the undisputed pay-TV leader
in Latino sports," said Dave Shull, DISH senior vice president of
programming. "beIN SPORT is bringing together the best games, from the
best leagues from around the world onto one channel."
beIN SPORT is available on DISH's America's Top 250 (AT250) in English
and on DISHLatino packages as beIN SPORT E, a Spanish-language version.
In addition to its linear TV network, select beIN SPORT content will be
available on DISHOnline.om exclusively for DISH TV customers.
"DISH recognizes that we have assembled one of the greatest exclusive
collections of leagues, title cup matches and original sports
programming that simply can't be seen on any other channel. beIN SPORT
is the ultimate international sports destination," said Yousef
Al Obaidly, managing director of�beIN SPORT. "With electrifying stars
and unmatched play, the avid fan to the all-around sports enthusiast
will love our network."
About beIN SPORT
beIN SPORT, the English-language 24/7 international sports network, is
the multi-platform sports destination that brings to the passionate fan
all the live game action, news and analysis of the top leagues around
the planet, as well as exclusive and never available-before content.
From American, European and Latin American live games to general sports
news and in-depth analysis, beIN SPORT guarantees first row access to
top leagues and major sports properties through TV, on-line and mobile
platforms with games that can't be seen on any other channel. For more
information, please visit www.beinsport.tv
and follow us on Twitter (News - Alert) @beINSport1USA
(English) and @beINSport2USA
(Espa�ol) for breaking news and real-time updates.
About DISH Network
DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH), through its subsidiary DISH
Network L.L.C., provides approximately 14.061 million satellite TV
customers, as of June 30, 2012, with the highest quality programming and
technology with the most choices at the best value, including HD Free
for Life. Subscribers enjoy the largest 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's
subsidiary, Blockbuster L.L.C., delivers family entertainment to
millions of customers around the world. DISH Network Corporation is a
Fortune 200 company. Visit www.dish.com.
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