What Channels Are Included With the Basic Cable TV Package From Dish Network?


Quick Answer

As of February 2015, Dish Network offers a basic cable package called the Smart Pack. The Smart Pack includes more than 55 channels, including popular and basic channels like Nickelodeon, Hallmark Channel, Discovery Family Channel, Fox News Channel, NBA League Pass and the Weather Channel.

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What Channels Are Included With the Basic Cable TV Package From Dish Network?
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Full Answer

Dish Network provides several packages that include more channels, such as America's Top 250, or specific language packages, such as DISHLatino Max. However, the Smart Pack, Dish Network's basic cable TV package, includes the following popular and basic channel networks:

  • Alma Vision Hispanic Network
  • America Live (ALIVE)
  • Angel 1 (ANGL1)
  • Angel 2 (ANGL2)
  • Animal Planet (APL)
  • Baby First (BABY1)
  • Blockbuster @ Home (BBHME)
  • Bloomberg Television (BITV)
  • Boomerang (BOOM)
  • BYU Television (BYUTV)
  • CBS Sports Network (CBSSN)
  • CCTV News (CCNEW)
  • Christian Television Network
  • Classic Arts Showcase (ARTS)
  • Cooking (COOK)
  • C-SPAN2 (CSPN2)
  • Daystar (DYSTR)
  • Discovery Family Channel
  • Dish 101 (D101)
  • DIY (DIY)
  • DOD News (DOD)
  • Enlace (ENLC)
  • Eternal World Television Network
  • Evine Live (EVINE)
  • Food Network (FOOD)
  • Fox News (FXNWS)
  • Free Speech TV (FSTV)
  • FYI (FYI)
  • Gems and Jewelry (GEMS)
  • Great American Country (GAC)
  • Hallmark Channel (HLMRK)
  • Hallmark Movies and Mysteries
  • Home Shopping Network (HSN)
  • Home Shopping Network 2 (HSN2)
  • Impact Network (IMPCT)
  • In Country Television (ICTV)
  • Inspiration Network (INSP)
  • Investigation Discovery (ID)
  • Jewelry Television (JTV)
  • Kids and Teens Television (KTV)
  • Link Television (LINK)
  • Liquidation Channel (LC)
  • Mercury Television (MALL)
  • NBA League Pass (NBA)
  • Newsmax (NEWSMAX)
  • Nickelodeon/Nick-at-Nite
  • Nicktoons (NICKT)
  • Outdoor Channel (OTDCH)
  • POP (POP)
  • Prayer (PRAYR)
  • QVC (QVC)
  • QVC+
  • Rocks TV (ROCKS)
  • Rural TV (RURAL)
  • Sale (SALE)
  • Science (SCI)
  • Sonlife Broadcasting Network
  • Three Angels Broadcasting Network
  • Trinity Broadcasting Network
  • TV Land (TVLND)
  • V-ME (V-ME)
  • Weather Channel (WEATH)
  • YouTV (YOUTV)
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