DISH Adds HD Locals

Last week, DISH Network added high-def local channels in the Ft. Myers/Naples, Fla., market. With the additions, DISH said it offers HD locals in 58 markets, reaching more than 66 percent of U.S. TV households.

INTERNATIONAL - GlobeCast signed a deal with Brazilian television giant Rede Record Internacional TV to launch its channels across the Asian continent via SatLink's AsiaSat 2 MCPC platform. GlobeCast has provided Rede Record with distribution across Europe on the Astra 1L satellite since 2006.