Dish Dishes Out Local Signals in Texas

EchoStar Communications Corp.’s Dish Network Thursday began offering local channels via satellite in Harlingen, Texas, and the surrounding area.

The area encompasses the Harlingen-Weslaco-Brownsville-McAllen area, including Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr and Willacy counties.

The addition of the Harlingen area boosts EchoStar’s list of markets where it offers local-channel service to 109.

Area Dish customers can now receive ABC channel 5 (KRGV), CBS channel 4 (KGBT), NBC channel 23 (KVEO), PBS channel 60 (KMBH), Univision channel 48 (KNVO) and Telemundo channel 40 (KTLM).