Belize Broadcaster Must Dish Over $15.8M To Satellite Giant

By Christopher Cole (December 9, 2020, 8:20 PM EST) -- A Belize broadcaster will have to pay Dish Network nearly $16 million under a Florida federal judge's order as part of a recent settlement over allegations that it provided customers with unauthorized access to the satellite giant's TV content.

In an agreed judgment that ended the case Tuesday, Channel Broadcasting Corp. of Belize Ltd. and two individual co-defendants are expected to pay $750 for each of 21,136 access credentials to the CBC service, through which they allegedly supplied the Dish programs.

The agreement also includes a permanent injunction barring the defendants from certain activities that were the subject of Dish's complaint....

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