Dish Network Agrees To Carry FS San Diego; TWC Now Lone Holdout
Dish Network has agreed to carry FS San Diego on its America's Top 120 Plus and Latino Dos packages beginning this April. The RSN, which launched last March, carries Padres, Clippers and Ducks games. Dish says the channel will launch April 1, in time for MLB Opening Day. The deal could put pressure on Time Warner Cable, which has never carried the RSN. AT&T, Cox and DirecTV all have agreed to carriage deals for FS San Diego (John Ourand, Staff Writer). In San Diego, Bill Center writes the Padres are "hoping the dispute between Fox and Time Warner will be resolved before Opening Day." But a statement from TWC yesterday "didn't seem to indicate a deal was any closer than it was a year ago" (SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE, 2/7).