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Dish Network is a satellite service provider that offers satellite television, audio programming, and interactive television services. The company offers programming packages including regional and specialty sports channels, premium movie channels, and Latino and international programming through national broadcast networks, local broadcast networks, and national and regional cable networks, and receiver systems. Additionally, Dish Network provides satellite broadband services, wireline voice and broadband services under the dishNET brand. It also offers dishanywhere.com and mobile applications for smartphones and tablets.
HQEnglewood, US
Employee Ratings3
Overall CultureC+

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)16,000
Job Openings3,620
Revenue (FY, 2019)$12.8 B(-5%)
Share Price (Nov 2020)$31.5 (+5%)
Cybersecurity ratingDMore

Key People/Management at Dish Network

W. Erik Carlson

W. Erik Carlson

President and Chief Executive Officer
Charlie Ergen

Charlie Ergen

Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board
Jim DeFranco

Jim DeFranco

Co-Founder, Executive Vice President and Director
Jeff McSchooler

Jeff McSchooler

Executive Vice President, Wireless Operations
Tom Cullen

Tom Cullen

Executive Vice President, Corporate Development
Stephen Bye

Stephen Bye

Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer
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Dish Network Office Locations

Dish Network has an office in Englewood
Englewood, US (HQ)
9601 S Meridian Blvd
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Dish Network Financials and Metrics

Dish Network Revenue

Dish Network's revenue was reported to be $12.81 b in FY, 2019

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Dish Network's current market capitalization is $16.6 b.
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Dish Network Operating Metrics

Dish Network's Broadband Subscribers was reported to be 459 k in Q3, 2017. Dish Network's Pay-TV Subscribers was reported to be 12.2 m in Q3, 2019.
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Dish Network Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
EchoStar Broadcasting Holding CorporationMay 20, 2019$800 m
TerrestarMarch 12, 2012
BlockbusterApril 06, 2011
DBSD North AmericaFebruary 02, 2011
DISH DBS Corporation
DISH Network L.L.C.
Dish Network Service L.L.C.
DISH Operating L.L.C.
DISH Orbital Corporation
DISH Technologies L.L.C.
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Dish Network Revenue Breakdown

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Dish Network revenue breakdown by business segment: 100.0% from Pay-TV and Broadband and 0.0% from Other

Dish Network revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 99.7% from United States and 0.3% from Other

Dish Network Cybersecurity Score

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Dish Network Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

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Dish Network Online and Social Media Presence

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Dish Network News and Updates

Outlook on the Global 5G Spectrum Cost Challenge Market Study 2020 - Featuring AIS, BCE and Dish Network Among Others

Dublin, Oct. 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "The Spectrum Cost Challenge to 5G" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Hold Dish Network Stock For 6 Months To Beat The Market

Dish Network stock dropped 14% in the last one month to $28 currently. The decline was in line with the sell-off in the technology and cable industry over recent weeks. But will the company’s stock continue its downward trajectory over the coming weeks, or is a recovery in the stock imminent?...

Dish Network Stock Could Still Hit $40 After 2x Rally

After a formidable rise of close to 95% since the March 23 lows of this year, at the current price of $35 per share we believe Dish Network’s stock (NASDAQ: DISH) still has some upside remaining.

Dish Network shares up 2.6% premarket after earnings top estimates

Dish Network Corp. shares jumped 2.6% in premarket trade Friday, after the satellite TV company beat second-quarter earnings estimates. Englewood, Colo-based Dish said it had net income of $452 million, or 78 cents a share, in the quarter, up from $317 million, or 60 cents a share, in the year-earl…

Dish Network blackout: How to watch Scripps local channels, MLB games during the dispute

Local TV stations went dark in 42 markets after Dish Network and E.W. Scripps Company were unable to reach a contract. Here are alternative ways to watch. Dish Network customers are no stranger to sudden blackouts, but for many who had been eagerly awaiting the return of Major League Baseball games,…

How Much Could Dish Network Increase Your Wealth?

Dish Network stock has gained almost 78% (vs. about 42% for the S&P 500) from its March 23 lows of this year to reach to its current level of $32. This is after the stock dropped to a low of $18 in late March, as a rapid increase in the number of Covid-19 cases spooked investors, and led to...
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Dish Network Blogs

Nexstar Media Group threatens largest local station blackout in TV history, according to DISH

- Nexstar turns back on public interest obligations, holds local viewers hostage to create negotiation leverage

Ting Mobile launches its most compelling plans ever; DISH adds Robert Currie to retail wireless executive leadership team

- New postpaid plans offer unlimited talk and text, starting at $10 per month

DISH Selects Intel as Technology Partner for its Groundbreaking 5G Buildout

Intel technology delivers foundation for DISH's 5G virtualized, O-RAN compliant network, driving increased flexibility and agility
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Dish Network Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Dish Network founded?

    Dish Network was founded in 1980.

  • Who are Dish Network key executives?

    Dish Network's key executives are W. Erik Carlson, Charlie Ergen and Jim DeFranco.

  • How many employees does Dish Network have?

    Dish Network has 16,000 employees.

  • What is Dish Network revenue?

    Latest Dish Network annual revenue is $12.8 b.

  • What is Dish Network revenue per employee?

    Latest Dish Network revenue per employee is $800.5 k.

  • Who are Dish Network competitors?

    Competitors of Dish Network include DIRECTV, Sky and Liberty Global.

  • Where is Dish Network headquarters?

    Dish Network headquarters is located at 9601 S Meridian Blvd, Englewood.

  • Where are Dish Network offices?

    Dish Network has an office in Englewood.

  • How many offices does Dish Network have?

    Dish Network has 1 office.