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Stock Report: DISH Network Corporation Class A (DISH) Report Updated: Oct 19, 2014 | Print This Page

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DISH Network Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides direct broadcast satellite subscription television services in the United States. It offers programming, including approximately 230 basic video channels, 60 Sirius satellite radio music channels, 30 premium movie channels, 35 regional and specialty sports channels, 3,200 local channels, 275 Latino and international channels, and 70 channels of pay-per-view content. The company also provides local channels in standard definition in approximately 210 TV markets and local channels in HD in approximately 170 markets; and receiver systems comprising a small satellite dish, digital set-top receivers, and remote controls. In addition, it operates DISHOnline.com, which offers DISH subscribers to watch 270,000 movies, television shows, clips, and trailers; and offers DISH Remote Access that enables subscribers to remotely control their DVRs using compatible mobile devices, such as smartphones, tablets, laptops, and home computers. Further, the company provides Blockbuster@Home that offers movies, games, and TV shows through Internet streaming, mail and in-store exchanges, and online to DISH subscribers. As of December 31, 2011, it served 13.967 million customers. The company provides its receiver systems and programming services through direct sales channels; and independent third parties, which include small satellite retailers, direct marketing groups, local and regional consumer electronics stores, nationwide retailers, and telecommunications companies. DISH Network Corporation was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.

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