More HD Locals for DISH

DISH Network this week added eight more high-def local TV markets:

Burlington, Vt.; Greensboro/Winston Salem, N.C.; Greenville/Spartanburg/Asheville, S.C.; Huntsville, Ala.; Jackson, Miss.; Knoxville, Tenn.; Mobile, Ala.; and Providence R.I.

Also, DISH Network reiterated its year-end goal of 100 local HD markets and 100 national HD channels.

With the additions announced this week, DISH Network offers HD locals in 54 markets, reaching more than 64 percent of U.S. TV households.