September 16, 2014 1:18 PM ET


Company Overview of DISH Network L.L.C.

Company Overview

DISH Network L.L.C. provides satellite television (TV) programming and solutions in the United States. It offers HD/DVR receivers, and remotes and accessories; Tailgater, a portable satellite antenna; Internet and phone services, and installation services; DISH Anywhere, an application that enables users to transform their computer, smartphone, or tablet into TV; and DVR storage external hard drives, as well as games on channels. The company serves universities, hospitals, hotels, multi-family communities, government facilities, and more. DISH Network L.L.C. was formerly known as EchoStar Satellite L.L.C. and changed its name to DISH Network L.L.C. in March 2008. The company was incorporated...

9601 South Meridian Boulevard

Englewood, CO 80112

United States

Founded in 1987





Key Executives for DISH Network L.L.C.

Co-Founder and Chairman of The Board
Age: 61
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

DISH Network L.L.C. Key Developments

DISH Eliminates Wire Clutter with New Wireless Joey

DISH's Wireless Joey(TM) system, available on June 23, 2014, gives consumers the ability to watch TV virtually anywhere in and around the home without the need for wiring. The small client connects wirelessly to the Hopper(R) Whole-Home HD DVR using a dedicated 802.11ac access point. Wireless Joey provides an identical experience to a wired Joey, with full Hopper functionality including the PrimeTime Anytime(R) and AutoHop(TM) features, and the ability to view, record, pause, rewind and fast forward TV content. The Wireless Joey system is the first in the pay-TV industry to apply blazing fast 802.11ac wireless technology, delivering stronger signal propagation and data transfer speeds up to three times faster than pay-TV competitors' wireless video offerings (802.11n and older). Installation includes a Wireless Joey client and a Wireless Joey 802.11ac access point. Connecting directly to the Hopper, the access point creates a dedicated Wi-Fi network that serves up to three Wireless Joey clients. By setting up a dedicated Wi-Fi network separate from a home's existing wireless network, DISH ensures its solution maintains Hopper's high video quality and even works in homes without Internet access. Wireless Joey is powered by a 900MHz 2000 DMIPS BCM7418 processor. Wireless performance for both Wireless Joey and Access Point is driven by a Broadcom BCM4360 802.11ac chip operating at the 5Ghz band. The system features 3x3 MIMO with beam forming internal antennas and auto frequency selection.

DISH Debut Fusion Network Nationwide

DISH expanded its programming lineup with the addition of Fusion Network, a new channel with a unique mix of original reporting, lifestyle, and comedic content aimed at young, multicultural viewers. As the first nationwide provider of Fusion, DISH Network L.L.C., continues to grow its appeal to a variety of audiences. Fusion is the latest programming to debut from the March distribution agreement with The Walt Disney Company. Subscribers to America's Top 250 packages and higher will see Fusion in their lineup as well as subscribers in most DishLATINO packages. Fusion On Demand will also be available in the coming week.

Tennis Channel Partners with DISH Network L.L.C. to Give Subscribers Court-Side Views Via Live Streaming Access

DISH Network L.L.C. are now able to access Tennis Channel's linear stream through on computers and the Tennis Channel Everywhere app for Android and iOS devices. DISH subscribers will be able to watch the spring clay court season leading up to the French Open nearly anywhere they want and at no additional cost. With and the Tennis Channel Everywhere app, there are a number of new ways for DISH subscribers to enjoy Tennis Channel live content. The Tennis Channel Everywhere app is free to all Apple and Android users; once DISH subscribers download the app, they can tap into the live stream of Tennis Channel's linear television programming by logging in through their DISH online ID and password.

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