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Dish Network is a satellite service provider that offers satellite television, audio programming, and interactive television services. The Company's programming packages include 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 Ratings2.8
Culture scoreC+

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)16,000
Job Openings357
Revenue (FY, 2019)$12.8 B(-5%)
Share Price (May 2020)$29.6 (+4%)

Key People/Management at Dish Network

Charlie Ergen

Charlie Ergen

Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board
Jim DeFranco

Jim DeFranco

Co-Founder, Executive Vice President and Director
W. Erik Carlson

W. Erik Carlson

President and Chief Executive Officer
Tom Cullen

Tom Cullen

Executive Vice President, Corporate Development
Stephen Bye

Stephen Bye

Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer
Timothy A. Messner

Timothy A. Messner

Executive Vice President and General Counsel
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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 $15.5 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 Online and Social Media Presence

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Dish Network News and Updates

Dish Network Files Patent For Blockchain-Based Anti-Piracy System

The satellite TV firm's newly published patent application details a means to combat online piracy using blockchain.

How Much Revenue Is Dish Network Set To Lose Due To Cord-Cutting?

Dish Network Corp (NASDAQ: DISH) has seen its total revenues decline by 9.8% from $15.1 billion in 2016 to $13.6 billion in 2018. Revenue is expected to drop further to $12.7 billion and $12.2 billion in 2019 and 2020, respectively. Revenue loss of close to $1.4 billion over the two years would...

Dish Network has tough road to become competitive mobile carrier

Dish Network's bid to become a fourth U.S. mobile carrier may cost billions more than it expected and pits it against corporate giants, but the satellite TV provider has an advantage in starting fresh, with no legacy technology to maintain, and deep-pocketed potential partners are standing by.

Dish Network spectrum deal looks to lock in T-Mobile-Sprint merger

Expectations are that a deal between Sprint, T-Mobile and Dish Network will be announced within the next 48 hours, whereby Dish would pay around $3.5 billion for wireless spectrum from the two carriers to push through their merger.Why it matters: In addition to America's mobile market no longer cons…

How Dish Network could save the Sprint-T-Mobile merger

When T-Mobile US and Sprint first announced their $26 billion merger in early 2018, the endgame was to reduce the country's number of major mobile carriers from four to three ⁠— thus letting the new partners better compete with AT&T and Verizon. But that ship appears to have sailed.The state of …

Exclusive: T-Mobile prepares for Boost auction if Dish Network talks stall - sources

T-Mobile US Inc is preparing an alternative plan if a deal to sell wireless assets to Dish Network Corp falls through, according to two sources familiar with the matter.
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Dish Network Blogs

DISH Media Evolves to Meet New Demands of Landscape; Offers Set-Top Box VOD Inventory Programmatically

- Introduces ability to run cross-platform, programmatic campaigns

COVID-19 Response: DISH Delivers Colorado-Based ABC, FOX Affiliates to Viewers in La Plata County

Connects Customers in Southwest Colorado to the Latest Statewide News Coverage of COVID-19

COVID-19 Response: DISH Provides Spectrum to AT&T at No Cost, Delivering Enhanced Capacity to Wireless Network

- DISH to lend 20 MHz of AWS-4 and all of its 700 MHz spectrum to AT&T, starting today

COVID-19 Response: DISH Lends Critical Spectrum to T-Mobile in Effort to Bolster Nationwide Wireless Capacity to Help Consumers

- DISH to make its entire nationwide, 600 MHz portfolio of spectrum available to T-Mobile at no cost for two months

Breeders: Martin Freeman’s New Honest Parenting Show on FX

Breeders An Honest Take On The World’s Worst Job: Parenting. By Ryan A. Berenz FX Mondays beginning March 2 There’s almost no training. There... The post Breeders: Martin Freeman’s New Honest Parenting Show on FX appeared first on THE DIG.

DISH Issues $10 Million Bracket Challenge for Hopper Customers

- Fill out bracket via BracketView app on Hopper family receivers or dishanywhere.com
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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 Charlie Ergen, Jim DeFranco and W. Erik Carlson.

  • 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.