DISH Network announced yesterday that they are now the exclusive providers of programming from Ecuadorian TV network TeleAmazonas, a 24-hour network that offers exclusive home match coverage of more than 50 percent of "Series A" Ecuadorian National Soccer League teams — including Barcelona, Universidad Catolica, Liga Universitaria de Quito, Deportivo Espoli, Deportivo Azogues, Olmedo and Club Tecnico Universitario.
In addition TeleAmazonas offers news programs which include "24 Horas" and "Hora 7, and a number of variety-oriented programs like "La Noche Con Pimental" and "La Plena.”
TeleAmazonas is going to be available in the DishLATINO basic programming package and some of the other higher tier packages.
"We are thrilled to provide TeleAmazonas to our DishLATINO customers, giving them access to some of the best Ecuadorian programming — including the most popular soccer matches," said Eric Sahl, senior vice president of Programming for DISH Network Corporation. "Nowhere else will consumers find the high-quality Ecuadorian programming content TeleAmazonas offers."
DISH Network customers with eligible programming packages can view TeleAmazonas on channel 842.