DISH First Pay-TV Provider to Offer NBA TEAM PASS
Offering gives fans access to a single team's regular season
Launches in free preview on NBA Opening Night, October 25
Available to DISH customers for $119
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Today, DISH became the first pay-TV provider to offer NBA TEAM PASS. The
new single team offering, available for $119, will allow DISH customers
to follow any one of the NBA's 30 teams throughout the regular season
with live access to every out-of-market game.
DISH will continue to offer NBA
LEAGUE PASS, the sport's full season package, for $199 with up to 40
live out-of-market games from around the league every week and on demand
"As the NBA laces up for a new season, DISH is giving customers the
choice of following the entire league or picking their favorite team,"
said Josh Clark, vice president of Programming for DISH. "Now an NBA fan
on the East Coast who wants to follow just their favorite West Coast
team can opt for NBA TEAM PASS."
Starting NBA Opening Night on October 25 through November 1, DISH will
unlock NBA LEAGUE PASS to all customers in free preview so that NBA fans
can get a jumpstart on watching their favorite team or the whole league.
DISH customers may purchase NBA TEAM PASS or NBA LEAGUE PASS for the
2016-2017 season by calling 1-877-DISH PPV (347-4778). Customers have
the option to pay for NBA TEAM PASS in four installments of $29.75 or
NBA LEAGUE PASS in four installments of $49.75.
NBA TEAM PASS and NBA LEAGUE PASS provide customers with access to
regular season, out-of-market games only. Games watched on DISH will be
subject to local blackouts depending on the customer's location.
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with the highest-quality programming and technology with the most
choices at the best value. DISH offers a high definition line-up with
more than 200 national HD channels, the most international channels and
award-winning HD and DVR technology. DISH Network Corporation is a
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