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Dish Network

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DISH Network Corporation (DISH, an acronym for DIgital Sky Highway[6]) 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.[7][8] Based out of unincorporated Douglas County, Colorado, the company has approximately 16,000 employees.[2]

Quick facts: Type, Traded as, Industry, Founded, Founders...
Dish Network Corporation
IndustrySatellite television
Founded1980; 43 years ago (1980) (Original EchoStar)
March 4, 1996; 27 years ago (1996-03-04) (Dish Network)
FoundersJim DeFranco
Charlie Ergen
Cantey Ergen
Area served
Key people
Charlie Ergen (Chairman)
ProductsDirect-broadcast satellite, pay television, pay-per-view, over-the-top media services
RevenueDecrease US$17.437 billion (2022)
Decrease US$2.675 billion (2022)
Decrease US$2.065 billion (2022)
Total assetsIncrease US$49.858 billion (2022)
Total equityIncrease US$16.549 billion (2022)
Number of employees
16,000 (2020)[4]
SubsidiariesDish Wireless
Boost Mobile
Ting Mobile
Republic Wireless
Gen Mobile
Sling TV
Sling Media
OnTech Smart Services
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