Afrotainment announces the launch of ABO

DISH launches Africa Box Office (ABO), a 24/7 Afro-caribbean movie channel

DISH Network
DISH launches Africa Box Office (ABO)
A TV channel broadcasting African and Caribbean movies 24/7
Africa Box Office

New York, NY - December 16, 2012

WHO: DISH, the leader in international programming among major pay-TV providers in the U.S.

WHAT: ABO, an Afro-Caribbean channel exclusively broadcasting movies from Nollywood, the prolific Nigerian film industry and other major African and Caribbean motion picture houses.

ABO is the largest Afro-Caribbean content aggregator for television in North America, broadcasting over 150 new movies per year, 8 movies everyday and 3 premieres every week. With a growing catalog of more than 1,500 African and Caribbean movies leveraging the Afrotainment Family of Channels, ABO has invaluable access to popular content and consistently delivers the best African and Caribbean films.

WHERE: ABO is currently available on channel 9868 in DISH Network Pan-African Bouquet programming package, which also includes 3 other channels from the Afrotainment Family featuring reality series, talk shows, sitcoms, dramas, late night comedy and music. For more information or to order, call DISH at 1-866-267-7805.

About The Afrotainment Family of Channels
The AFROTAINMENT Family of channels is a New York-based network of (6) six Television channels dedicated to broadcast the best Afro-centric content for the highly coveted African-American/Black communities in North America. Afrotainment channels are available on DISH, Optimum Cablevision, Roku, Google TV and Android devices. Visit

About DISH
DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH), through its subsidiary DISH Network
L.L.C., provides approximately 14.042 million satellite TV customers, as of Sept. 30,
2012, with the highest quality programming and technology with the most choices at the best value, including HD Free for Life. Subscribers enjoy the largest high definition line-up with more than 200 national HD channels, the most international channels, and award-winning HD and DVR technology. DISH Network Corporation's subsidiary, Blockbuster L.L.C., delivers family entertainment to millions of customers around the world. DISH Network Corporation is a Fortune 200 company. Visit


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