Dish Network has notified subscribers that they’re going to lose more regional sports networks on April 1 when its deal to carry the NBC Regional Sports Networks expires.
Dish Network said it lost about 133,000 pay-TV subscribers in the fourth quarter, but reported higher profits.
Dish Network subscribers in Fort Myers, Fla., found themselves blacked out by local CBS affiliate WINK-TV, the day before the Super Bowl because of a retransmission consent dispute.
Dish Network said it reached a new carriage agreement with Nexstar Media Group, ending a three week blackout.
Nexstar Media has begun criticizing Dish Network in commercials on its stations as the retransmission dispute that has blacked out channels in 115 markets enters its third week.
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