Digital TV provider DISH Network has signed national content and hardware distribution agreements with Pace International and newly-formed Pace CSO, Inc. Pace will offer DISH Network content, set-top boxes and hardware, system design, marketing, technical support, customer support and billing to triple-play communities throughout the US.
Pace International, a national distributor in the direct broadcast satellite commercial and multi-family business has expanded its operations to encompass this partnership with DISH Network. Pace will offer the full lineup of both DISH Network content and hardware to operators targeting triple-play communities. This comprehensive approach will allow Pace to “capture the community” as a single turnkey solution, including billing for properties and operators offering triple play.
“DISH Network and Pace are perfect complements to each other. Together, we’ve created the DBS industry’s first scalable multi-family business model. This offering is a cost-effective way to help providers grow their subscriber base,” said Vern Swedin, President of Pace. “With its MPEG-4 optical network and 1080p technology, DISH Network has shown clear vision about offering video content and services that customers want. We are positioned perfectly to provide those industry-leading services to multi-family communities.”