Originally Posted by tovsucks
Rumor has it that in the first week of June the Wheeling-Steubenville locals should be on Dish. Then, a little later than that on DirecTV.
Keep your fingers crossed.
This part of the Dish press release says they begin tomorrow. From other things I've read, it appears the locals will include just chs 7,9,44 and be fed from the 119 degrees satellite. Directv is supposed to have them sometime in the last quarter of 2010, according to their press releases.
"On June 3, DISH Network plans to launch local channels in 29 new markets, introducing to many consumers a choice in television service for the first time ever. These markets include: Alpena, Mich.; Biloxi, Miss.; Binghamton, N.Y.; Bluefield, W.Va.; Bowling Green, Ky.; Columbus, Ga.; Elmira, N.Y.; Eureka, Calif.; Glendive, Mont.; Greenwood, Miss.; Harrisonburg, Va.; Hattiesburg, Miss.; Jackson, Tenn.; Jonesboro, Ark.; Lafayette, Ind.; Lake Charles, La.; Mankato, Minn.; North Platte, Neb.; Ottumwa, Iowa; Parkersburg, W.Va.; Presque Isle, Maine.; Salisbury, Md.; Springfield, Mass.; St. Joseph, Mo.; Utica, N.Y.; Victoria, Texas; Watertown, N.Y.; Wheeling, W.Va.; and Zanesville, Ohio."