Dish Network

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 a 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]

Dish Network Corporation
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
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
Revenue US$15.493 billion (Fiscal Year Ended 31 December 2020)[4]
US$2.582 Billion (Fiscal Year Ended 31 billion 2020)[4]
US$1.762 billion (Fiscal Year Ended 31 December 2020)[4]
Total assets US$38.239 billion (Fiscal Year Ended 31 December 2020)[4]
Total equity 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
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