News Releases

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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March 1, 2017

DISH Network Corporation announced the consummation on February 28, 2017 of the agreement executed in January with EchoStar Corporation that will transfer certain EchoStar assets and operations, including its EchoStar Technologies hardware and software development group, its national and regional uplink business, its managed fiber backhaul network serving all U.S. DMAs and its OTT development group to DISH in exchange for DISH's 80 percent

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February 22, 2017

DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) reported revenue totaling $3.72 billion for the quarter ending Dec. 31, 2016 compared to $3.78 billion for the corresponding period in 2015.

Net income attributable to DISH Network totaled $343 million for the fourth quarter 2016, compared to a loss of $125 million from the year-ago quarter. Diluted earnings per share were $0.70 for the fourth quarter, compared to a loss of $0.27 cents per share

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February 15, 2017

DISH Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH) will host a conference call at noon Eastern Time (ET) on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, to discuss its fourth quarter and year-end results. The dial-in numbers are (800) 708-3128 (U.S.) and (312) 429-1278.

A webcast replay will be available on DISH's Investor Relations website the day of the call from 6 p.m. to 12 a.m. ET.

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February 13, 2017

DISH will deliver live in 4K Ultra HD the highly-anticipated natural history series, Planet Earth II. Narrated by Sir David Attenborough, the series will simulcast on BBC America, AMC and SundanceTV on Saturday, February 18, with subsequent episodes airing on BBCA every Saturday night. DISH’s 4K broadcast offers an unrivaled level of clarity to Hopper 3 customers who tune in to watch the planet’s most remarkable creatures.

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