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Dish Network Corp. (DISH)

63.47 1.51(2.32%) Sep 22, 4:00PM EDT
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Dish Network Corp.
9601 South Meridian Boulevard
Englewood, CO 80112
United States - Map
Phone: 303-723-1000

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:CATV Systems
Full Time Employees:25,000

Business Summary 

DISH Network Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides pay-television services in the United States. The company operates through DISH and Wireless segments. It provides programming that includes approximately 280 basic video channels, including 25 regional sports channels and 70 channels of pay-per-view content; 70 Sirius satellite radio music channels; 30 premium movie channels; 10 specialty sports channels; 100 standard definition and high-definition local channels; and 300 Latino and international channels. The company also offers receiver systems, such as a small satellite dish, digital set-top receivers, and remote controls; and satellite broadband service under the dishNET brand. In addition, it provides DISH Anywhere that enables subscribers to remotely control features of their digital video recorders (DVRs), as well as view live TV and DVR recordings using DISH Anywhere application on compatible devices, such as smartphones, tablets, laptops, and home computers. Further, the company operates that offers approximately 85,000 movies, television shows, clips, and trailers. DISH Network Corporation offers its receiver systems and programming services through direct sales channels; and independent third parties, including small satellite retailers, direct marketing groups, local and regional consumer electronics stores, nationwide retailers, and telecommunications companies. The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.

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Corporate Governance 
Dish Network Corp.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Sep 1, 2014 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 5.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Charles W. Ergen , 61
Co-Founder and Chairman
Mr. Joseph P. Clayton CPA, 64
Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director
Mr. Robert E. Olson , 54
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Exec. VP
Mr. Bernard L. Han , 50
Chief Operating Officer and Exec. VP
Mr. David M. Shull , 41
Chief Commercial Officer and Exec. VP
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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