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Dish Network Corporation
Traded as
  • Nasdaq: DISH (Class A)
  • S&P 500 component
IndustrySatellite television
Founded1980; 42 years ago (1980) (Original EchoStar)
March 4, 1996; 26 years ago (1996-03-04) (Dish Network)
FoundersJim DeFranco
Charlie Ergen
Cantey Ergen
Meridian, Colorado, U.S.[2][3]
Area served
Key people
Charlie Ergen (Chairman)
Erik Carlson (President and CEO)
ProductsDirect-broadcast satellite, pay television, pay-per-view, over-the-top media services
RevenueIncrease US$15.493 billion (Fiscal Year Ended 31 December 2020)[4]
Operating income
Increase US$2.582 Billion (Fiscal Year Ended 31 billion 2020)[4]
Net income
Increase US$1.762 billion (Fiscal Year Ended 31 December 2020)[4]
Total assetsIncrease US$38.239 billion (Fiscal Year Ended 31 December 2020)[4]
Total equityIncrease US$13.780 Billion (Fiscal Year Ended 31 billion 2020)[4]
Number of employees
16,000 (2020)[5]
SubsidiariesDish Wireless
Boost Mobile
Ting Mobile
Republic Wireless
Gen Mobile
Sling TV
Sling Media
OnTech Smart Services
Footnotes / references

DISH Network Corporation (DISH, an acronym for DIgital Sky Highway[7]) 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.[8][9] Based out of unincorporated Douglas County, Colorado the company has approximately 16,000 employees.[2]

  1. ^ "Dish Network Corporation Company – Company Overview". Hoover's.
  2. ^ a b "DISH Network Corporation 2019 Form 10-K". U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
  3. ^ a b Cite error: The named reference 10K was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  4. ^ a b c d e "Dish Network Corporation 2020 Annual Report". Dish. December 31, 2020. Retrieved July 29, 2021.
  5. ^ "DISH Network Corporation 2018 Form 10-K". p. 31.
  6. ^ "At a Glance", DISH Network Press Center, DISH Network, archived from the original on July 21, 2011
  7. ^ "The Scoop on the Dish". Los Angeles Times. September 7, 1996. Retrieved August 9, 2019.
  8. ^ Cite error: The named reference :0 was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  9. ^ Cite error: The named reference :1 was invoked but never defined (see the help page).

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