Lubbock, TX (April 19, 2013) – Ramar Communications offered the following statement regarding DISH Network:
“After months of negotiations between Ramar Communications and DISH Network, an agreement has been met. Dish will be carrying FOX34, Lubbock’s CW, My Lubbock TV, and Telemundo Lubbock," President and General Manager, Brad Moran, said. "Not only will DISH subscribers receive their four local stations back, but in three to four months DISH will be adding an additional local station, FOX34 News Now. FOX34 News Now carries Texas Rangers Baseball, Spurs Basketball, local sports, and is your home for local primetime news at 6, 7, & 8. As a result of the agreement, DISH customers will be able to see American Idol, FOX34 News @ Nine, Good Day Lubbock, Ag Day Lubbock, Glee and more," Moran said. “We are sorry for the interruption of our service to our viewers, and we are glad we reached a mutually beneficial agreement."
DISH Network is based in Denver, Colorado and Ramar Communications is a locally-owned company based in Lubbock. Its TV stations serving Lubbock are FOX34, My Lubbock TV, Telemundo Lubbock, FOX34 News Now, MeTV Lubbock, and the Fox AccuWeather Channel. Ramar also serves the community with radio stations 107.7 The Eagle, Magic 93.7, Double T 104.3, 97.3 Yes FM, and Fox Talk 950.