This is a huge shock that DISH Network has reached an agreement with the Pac-12 Network before DirecTV. DISH Network is never one to tout their amazing sports programming, but DirecTV does. The switch will be flipped in enough time for Saturday's game which means the Fresno State vs. Oregon game can be seen across the country.
The agreement is only for the national channel, but there will be overflow channels to show other top football and basketball games, that should suffice most everyone. However for Saturday's games there will be no HD:
"@dish_answers: The Pac-12 will only be avail in SD due to the timing of our agreement. We are working quickly make HD available to u soon.— Matt Gardner (@pressthepace) September 8, 2012
To make sure you get the Pac-12 Network, you must have their Top 120 programing. Now hopefully, this will spark DirecTV to make a deal with the Pac-12 Network, and maybe even spark them to get a decent deal with the regional channels as well.
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