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July 31, 2009

Windstream Offers Commercial DISH Network TV Service to Small and Medium Businesses

By Anil Sharma, TMCnet Contributor

Windstream Corporation has started to offer commercial DISH Network TV service to small and medium businesses.
According to Windstream (News - Alert) officials with DISH Network, business customers would now be able access the digital channels with attractive pricing. Packages feature 50 to 150 digital channels and can help any business attract more customers.
Public business locations as well as private offices can use DISH Network to enhance their customers’ experience.
“We are pleased to now be able to offer a video product to our business customers,” said Don Perkins, vice president of product marketing, Windstream.
Perkins said that through the commercial DISH Network offering, Windstream business customers now have a variety of programming packages available to meet their needs.
Windstream Corporation provides high-speed Internet, digital phone and high-definition video and entertainment services to residential and business customers in 16 states. The company has approximately 3 million access lines and about $3.2 billion in annual revenues.
DISH Network offers a wide variety of programming packages starting at $29.99 a month. DISH Network DVR receivers are also available for business customers.
"DISH Network offers affordable entertainment options for any business," said Ira Bahr, chief marketing officer for DISH Network.
Bahr claimed that with an outstanding lineup of programming and the most national HD channels available, DISH Network can offer business customers entertainment that suits their needs.
DISH Network Corporation provides approximately 13.584 million satellite TV customers as of March 31, 2009 with quality programming and technology at the best value, including the lowest all-digital price nationwide.
Customers have access to hundreds of video and audio channels, the most HD channels, the most international channels, state-of-the-art interactive TV applications, and HD and DVR technology.
Recently DISH Network, a subsidiary of DISH Network Corporation and major player in international programming, had announced the launch of three channels into its Chinese programming lineup: An Hui TV International, Chongqing International and Shenzhen Satellite TV.
With the launch of these three channels, DISH Network continues to offer the channels and programming that Chinese-speaking customers are demanding.

Anil Sharma is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Anil’s articles, please visit his columnist page.

Edited by Jessica Kostek