Posted on February 3, 2010
Announces Sponsorship of La Liga Game of the Week DISH Network, the U.S. leader in Spanish-language programming, today announced the launch of Centroamerica TV, a channel delivering original programming and top-rated soccer content directly from Central America. In addition, DISH Network is sponsoring Centroamerica TV's La Liga (Spanish soccer league) game of the week, airing every Sunday at 8 p.m. ET. Centroamerica TV is available exclusively via satellite and is located on DISH Network Ch. 832 at no extra charge to subscribers of DishLATINO Clasico and above programming packages. The channel was created to provide Central Americans living in the U.S. with a strong connection to their home countries through informative and entertaining programming such as "Viva la Manana" from Guatemala, "Hola El Salvador," "Noticias 12" from Nicaragua and "Telenoticias" from Costa Rica. The channel also features live soccer games every week and sports highlight programs such as "El Pizarron Deportivo" from El Salvador, "Resumen Deportivo" from Costa Rica and "Gol a Gol," a detailed review of the week's highlights from La Liga. "DISH Network is the leader in Spanish-language programming because we continue to bring new and exciting programming like Centroamerica TV to the wide variety of Latino communities in the U.S.," said Dave Shull, senior vice president of Programming for DISH Network. "We are very pleased that the millions of Central Americans who live in the U.S. now have access to Centroamerica TV at a value unmatched by any other pay-TV provider in the country." "We continue with our commitment to serve the Central American community in the U.S., and we are thrilled Centroamerica TV is now available through DISH Network's DishLATINO suite of packages," said Antonio Briceno, general manager for Centroamerica TV and vice president of Distribution and Channels for Imagina U.S. "This reaffirms our standing as the leading channel for Central Americans living in this country." For more information on how to subscribe to any of DISH Network's Spanish-language programming packages, visit call 866.989.3474 or visit Dish Systems online today.