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Estrella TV signs multi-year deal with DISH

Estrella TV - DISHLBI Media has signed a multiyear agreement with DISH that will expand Estrella TV network’s U.S. distribution to approximately 40 million homes.

Due to “must carry” rules, Dish been carrying Estrella TV O&O Stations in Los Angeles, Dallas, Houston, Denver and Salt Lake City.

But thanks to the deal – the first between DISH and LBI Media – the satellite operator will now carry Estrella TV’s national feed in every U.S. market on their AT200 and Dish Latino Tiers.

According to the company, this new national carriage deal will strengthen Estrella TV’s brand nationwide and allow it to compete more effectively in the marketplace.

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3 Responses to “Estrella TV signs multi-year deal with DISH”

  1. Angel d Dios says:

    When carriers say “Multi year agreement” is only referring more than one year…

  2. Mari says:

    Tenemos un tiempo que ya no se puede ver Estrella TV por cable, ahora con esta nota veo el porque.

  3. Meri says:

    Cuando se ba a mirar Estrella tv Por dish Latino 2 y en que canal.


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