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Dallas local station not in HD

rkeatts
04-11-2012, 08:34 PM
The only local station in Dallas not offered on HD Dish is the same one that carries all local sports (Rangers, Mavs). I find that is owned by the local CBS station..been like this for years. Any change in sight? Or same ole same ole by bending us over... Friday night Ranger game are offered only in SD with Dish..

Moving in 3 months and the new house will include a new provider,, i have contacted customer retention and aw told that since I'm not in contract.

Great services over the years??

garys
04-11-2012, 09:30 PM
Have you tried to contact the station in question to see why Dish does not have the HD version of the channel. OTA may be an option as well.

MattG DISH
04-11-2012, 09:42 PM
The only local station in Dallas not offered on HD Dish is the same one that carries all local sports (Rangers, Mavs). I find that is owned by the local CBS station..been like this for years. Any change in sight? Or same ole same ole by bending us over... Friday night Ranger game are offered only in SD with Dish..

Moving in 3 months and the new house will include a new provider,, i have contacted customer retention and aw told that since I'm not in contract.

Great services over the years??

What station are you referring to?

jim5506
04-12-2012, 07:20 PM
KTXA-DT channel 21.

MattG DISH
04-12-2012, 07:28 PM
KTXA-DT channel 21.

There could be a few reasons why we do not carry the station in HD. This could be because our contract with the provider, the provider may not have an HD feed (which doesn't sound like it), or we may not have enough bandwidth to provide the channel in HD at this time.

Unfortunately, we do not have any additional information at this time.

rkeatts
04-13-2012, 03:40 PM
Thank you for the information. I just find it hard to beleive that the CBS sister station that carries local sports is the only one not avalible.

I thought Dish was the leader in HD. :banghead:

If it is the bandwidth issue, how could we expect any new HD channels in the near future. When was the last roll out of HD channels?

garys
04-13-2012, 04:08 PM
No timetable, they come out when transmission consent agreed to or when bandwidth is made available. Releases are usually sent out after they are available. If the local channel does not send release, sites like this get the news posted by those with the local package when they see the channel is there. Good Luck.

leevitalone
04-13-2012, 04:42 PM
Thank you for the information. I just find it hard to beleive that the CBS sister station that carries local sports is the only one not avalible.

I thought Dish was the leader in HD. :banghead:

If it is the bandwidth issue, how could we expect any new HD channels in the near future. When was the last roll out of HD channels?

" I thought Dish was the leader in HD"
You were 'told" dish was the leader in HD. Truth is if you were to compare HD offerings, Directv has many more that are full time HD
check for your self, plus PQ is better on DTV.

hujh2012
04-17-2012, 06:40 PM
there are same