News Releases

April 27, 2017

DISH today announced that Andy LeCuyer has been named senior vice president of Programming, overseeing the acquisition and renewal of programming content for DISH and Sling TV. LeCuyer leads the team securing satellite and digital rights (traditional linear, Video On Demand, TV Everywhere and OTT) for general entertainment, local broadcast, sports, Latino and movie studio content. LeCuyer also oversees programming operations.

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April 26, 2017

DISH Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH) will host a conference call at noon Eastern Time (ET) on Monday, May 1, 2017, to discuss its first quarter results. To attend the call, please use the information below for dial-in access. When prompted on dial-in, please utilize the conference ID and ask for the “DISH Network Q1 2017 Earnings Conference Call.”

Participant conference numbers: (888) 394-8218 (U.S.) and (719) 457-1036, Conference ID:

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April 26, 2017

DISH Network L.L.C., a wholly owned subsidiary of DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH), has reached a multi-year agreement with Hearst Television Inc. for carriage of the broadcaster’s local channels in 26 markets across 30 states. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

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April 20, 2017

In another blow to peddlers of illicit video piracy services, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia ruled to shut down unauthorized digital streaming and distribution by the providers of the Shava and Cres TV set-top boxes and awarded more than $25 million in damages.

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April 18, 2017
  • Lool IPTV service owners found to have unlawfully transmitted foreign language television channels
  • Ruling also impacts dealers who promote or sell the Lool IPTV device

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April 6, 2017

DISH today announced that Brian Norris has been named vice president of DISH Media Sales, overseeing DISH and Sling TV’s advertising sales, analytics and operations. Norris will report to Warren Schlichting, DISH executive vice president of Marketing, Programming and Media Sales.

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March 20, 2017

DISH Network Corporation (“DISH Network”) (NASDAQ: DISH) today announced that, on March 17, 2017, it had closed its previously announced private placement of $1 billion aggregate principal amount of 2.375% Convertible Notes due 2024. The net proceeds from the placement are intended to be used for strategic transactions, which may include wireless and spectrum-related strategic transactions, and for other general corporate purposes.

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March 13, 2017

DISH Network Corporation (“DISH Network”) (NASDAQ: DISH) today announced that on March 10, 2017, it had agreed to issue and sell $1 billion aggregate principal amount of 2.375% Convertible Notes due 2024 (the “Notes”) to a group of institutional investors.

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March 10, 2017

DISH Network Corporation (“DISH Network”) (NASDAQ: DISH) today announced that it plans to issue and sell, subject to market and other conditions, $1 billion aggregate principal amount of convertible notes (the “notes”). The net proceeds of the placement are intended to be used for strategic transactions, which may include wireless and spectrum-related strategic transactions, and for other general corporate purposes.

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March 2, 2017
  • Hearst rejects DISH offer to extend contract, including retroactive ‘true-up’ for new rates, which would keep local channels up for benefit of consumers while negotiations continue
  • Hearst turns back on public interest obligations – holds local viewers hostage to create ‘deal leverage’
  • DISH advocates for FCC and Congress to put an end to broadcaster blackouts
  • Broadcaster fees rose to $7.7 billion this year, estimates SNL Kagan

 

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