1980; 42 years ago (1980) (Original EchoStar) March 4, 1996; 26 years ago (1996-03-04) (Dish Network)
Jim DeFranco Charlie Ergen Cantey Ergen
Meridian, Colorado, U.S.
Charlie Ergen (Chairman) Erik Carlson (President and CEO)
Direct-broadcast satellite, pay television, pay-per-view, over-the-top media services
US$15.493 billion (Fiscal Year Ended 31 December 2020)
US$2.582 Billion (Fiscal Year Ended 31 billion 2020)
US$1.762 billion (Fiscal Year Ended 31 December 2020)
US$38.239 billion (Fiscal Year Ended 31 December 2020)
US$13.780 Billion (Fiscal Year Ended 31 billion 2020)
Number of employees
Dish Wireless Boost Mobile Ting Mobile Republic Wireless Gen Mobile Sling TV Sling Media Blockbuster OnTech Smart Services
Footnotes / references 
DISH Network Corporation (DISH, an acronym for DIgital Sky Highway) is an American television provider and the owner of the direct-broadcast satellite provider Dish, commonly known as Dish Network, and the over-the-top IPTV service, Sling TV. Additionally, Dish offers mobile wireless service, Dish Wireless. On July 1, 2020, Dish acquired prepaid service Boost Mobile and intends to add postpaid service as well in the future. Based out of unincorporated Douglas County, Colorado the company has approximately 16,000 employees.
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