DISH Network Introduces SPORT TV AMÉRICAS
DISH Network, the leader in international programming, today introduced SPORT TV AMÉRICAS, a 100 percent sports channel from Portugal. The channel delivers the widest variety of Portuguese sports programming including top quality live soccer content such as games from the Portuguese soccer championship, Liga ZON Sagres.
SPORT TV AMÉRICAS also offers basketball, auto racing and extreme sports, all supported by a top-rated team of sports journalists who provide complete coverage of the sports events, including live commentary, interviews with athletes, and analyses featured on a variety of sports news shows.
|WHERE:||DISH Network Ch. 609, as part of the Luso Package, which also includes Benfica TV, RTPi, SIC Internacional, SIC Noticias and EuroNews.|
|WHEN:||Available today, just in time for the Liga ZON Sagres championship soccer games, beginning Aug. 13.|
|WHY:||DISH Network is the only place in America where Portuguese sports fans can get complete coverage of the Liga ZON Sagres soccer championship, plus a variety of other Portuguese sporting events.|
|HOW:||To order SPORT TV AMÉRICAS, which is part of the Luso Package for $24.99 per month, visit www.dishnetwork.com/Portuguese or call (888) 213-9105.|
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