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Dish Network readies Netflix competitor in U.S.

DISH NETWORK will announce details next week for its new Blockbuster streaming-movie service, designed to compete with Netflix in the U.S.According to a report from Bloomberg, the U.S. satellite TV company, which bought most of Blockbuster’s assets in April, will hold a press conference on September 23 to reveal pricing for its new on-line service. There’s no word at this time on a potential Canadian launch of the service.