Dish Network & LIN restore 17 local markets

Remember those 17 markets where Dish Network and LIN Media couldn’t make it work? Dish announced they have reached a deal with LIN to get those local channels back on the air in all markets, restoring them as of yesterday. The networks were pulled when the contract officially expired on Mar. 4, 2011 at midnight (MST).

In an press release statement Dish reached out to their customers saying, “We sincerely appreciate the patience our customers have shown during this time. We will continue to work hard to offer more choices and the lowest everyday prices in the industry.”

LIN Media operates 13 television stations throughout the U.S. and is headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island.

Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed.

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Jeff Chabot

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Jeff Chabot writes about technology, broadcasting, and digital entertainment. You can also find him on Gameverse, Gadget Review, and Google+.

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