Englewood, Colo. - Dish Network has introduced the
, a lightweight, portable satellite TV antenna for watching TV while tailgating, camping,
or engaging in other outdoor activities.
The Tailgater weighs 10 pounds; automatically locates satellite positions, which means that there's no need for manual antenna adjustment; and connects to a small Dish Network set-top box and TV.
"Tailgaters across the country have wanted an easy way to watch their games in HD, and now they can through DISH Network's Tailgater -- the best value for a
on the market," said Ira Bahr, chief marketing officer for Dish Network. "The Tailgater's simple setup combined with full access to Dish Network's programming packages at convenient month-to-month pricing makes it the best â€˜TV-on-the-go' option for outdoor enthusiasts," Bahr said.
The Tailgater costs $350 and works with the company's ViP 211k (suggested retail $149) single-tuner HD receiver. Dish Network offers customers a convenient solution that allows them to pay
for programming, ensuring they only pay for the service when in use. Current Dish Network customers can use their existing account to service the Tailgater system. An additional outlet fee may apply.
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