Channel 9 May Drop Off Of Dish Network

Monday, August 13, 2012

NewsChannel 9 has notified viewers that beginning Thursday the station may no longer be available on the Dish Network.

Station officials said:

"Attention Dish Network Subscribers: Beginning August 16th, this station no longer expects to be carried by the Dish Network. We apologize for this inconvenience and suggest Dish subscribers make alternative arrangements to ensure their continued ability to watch this station.

"We will continue to be available from DirectTV, your local cable company, AT&T U-Verse / Verizon FIOS, and over the air. It is only Dish subscribers who may no longer be able to watch this station on Dish after August 15th.

"For more information, please click here or contact Dish at 1-888-926-5457 to tell them you want this station."


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