Alaska & Hawaii Premium Programming

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Dish Network offers two premium programming services to Alaska and Hawaii, Home Box Office and Showtime. Price is $11.99 per month for HBO or $132 annually, price for Showtime is $10.99 per month or $121 annually. Both packages may be combined for a monthly fee of $20.99 or $231 annually.

Alaska & Hawaii HBO Programming

Channel Name EPG Category Orbital Position
303 Home Box Office (West) HBO-W Movies 119
304 Home Box Office Plus (West) HBOPW Movies 119
305 Home Box Office Family HBOFM Movies 119

Alaska & Hawaii Shwotime Programming

Channel Name EPG Category Orbital Position
319 Showtime (West) SHO-W Movies 119
320 Showtime 2 (East) SHO2E Movies 119

UPDATE
Beginning 7/1/02 all premium programming available at the 119 location will be available to Alaska Subscribers. Once Echostar 8 is launched and tested, all premium programming will be available to Alaska subs.

Currently all premium programming is available to Hawaii Subs.