Dish Network announced today that it will add 9 new HD channels but not everyone can get them. Customers must have an HD programming subscription, which is about $10/month, plus they must order certain TV plans. The new channels are:
- Fox Soccer Channel HD – This is a brand new HD channel launching on March 1. For Dish customers, it’s available for those in America’s Top 250 plan. It will be on channel 149.
- Sportsman HD – Available in America’s Top 250 on channel 9483.
- Hallmark Channel HD – Available in America’s Top 200
- IndiePlex HD – Part of the PlatinumHD Package
- RetroPlex HD- Part of the PlatinumHD Package
- truTV HD - Available in America’s Top 200
- E! HD – Available in America’s Top 120
- BBC America HD – Available in America’s Top 200
- SHOWTIME (West) HD – Part of the Showtime Unlimited Package
Dish puts its HD channel count at 160.
More on the new Dish HD channels: “Dish Adds 9 HD Channels — Sort Of” (TVPredictions.com)
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