News Releases

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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February 8, 2017

Hoy DishLATINO lanzó Sigue Haciéndola, una campaña integral que reconoce y celebra a los hispanos de EE.UU., desde su legado cultural hasta los valores, sueños, e incluso retos que los inspiran a seguir adelante.

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February 8, 2017

Today DishLATINO launched Sigue Haciéndola (which translates “keep pressing on”), a comprehensive campaign recognizing and celebrating U.S. Hispanics, from their cultural heritage to the values, dreams, and even challenges that inspire them to keep moving forward.

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February 6, 2017

DISH today shared its vision to confront the low customer satisfaction pervasive throughout the pay-TV industry. To redefine its relationship with customers, DISH is doubling down on a company-wide commitment to listen, in an industry that does not. This sentiment is captured in DISH’s newly launched “Tuned In To You™” promise and accompanying “Spokeslistener™” campaign.

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