TV Japan will be available as a free preview for DISH Network international subscribers through the end of March, giving viewers complete coverage of the earthquake and tsunami crisis in Japan directly from the source. TV Japan on DISH Network can be found on channel 640 for subscribers who have the 61.5 satellite dish or the 118.7 satellite. According to the official DISH Network Facebook page, “TV Japan has provided some of the most comprehensive, on-the-ground coverage of the recent events, and we think it’s important that our customers have access to this important news.”
Not only can you get live news coverage on the exact events as they unfold overseas, but TV Japan also acts as a resource for other Japanese programming including sports, documentaries, dramas, variety shows and children’s programming. DISH Network international subscribers with the correct satellite equipment can view TV Japan for free now through Friday, March 31. We will update you if the free preview of TV Japan lasts longer than the end of the month.
For more information on the 170 channels and 28 different languages that DISH Network international programming offers, visit authorized DISH Network retailer, DISH Systems, online or call 866-989-3474. You can also get additional satellite TV updates by becoming a fan of DISH Systems on Facebook and Twitter.