Joplin/Pittsburg Area Gets Dish Locals

The Joplin, Mo./Pittsburg, Kan., market Tuesday became the latest to receive local channels via satellite from EchoStar Communications Corp.’s Dish Network.

Dish now offers its local service in 136 cities.

Area Dish customers in 14 counties can now receive ABC channel 12 (KODE), CBS channel 7 (KOAM), Fox channel 14 (KFJX), NBC channel 16 (KSNF) and PBS channel 26 (KOZJ).