Dish TV Covers 97% Of U.S. Markets
Aug 20, 2009, 9:13 AM
Dish Network now offers local TV-station signals in 182 of Nielsen Media Research's 210 TV markets, or 97% of them, reports Multichannel News. Satellite operators have been under pressure from the feds to deliver local signals in all local markets. At present, Congress is drafting a bill that would reauthorize satellite companies' blanket license to carry TV station signals.