DISH Network Corp.

DISH Network Corp.

DISH Network Corp.

Overview
Date Founded

1980

Headquarters

9601 SOUTH MERIDIAN BOULEVARD, ENGLEWOOD, CO, 80112

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

13.5K

Industries

Cable, Satellite, and Radio Telecommunications
Entertainment

Company Description

DISH Network Corp. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of pay-tv services. It operates through Pay-TV and Wireless segments. The Pay-TV segment operates under the DISH brand and Sling brand. The Wireless segment refers to the wireless spectrum licenses and related assets. The company was founded by Charles W. Ergen, Cantey W. Ergen and James DeFranco in 1980 and is headquartered in Englewood, CO.

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Executives & Employees

Co-Founder

Chief Executive Officer & President

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Chief Operating Officer

Senior Advisor

Executive Vice President & General Counsel

Secretary, Senior Vice President & General Counsel

Chief Technology Officer & Senior Vice President

Board of Directors

Co-Founder at DISH Network Corp.

Co-Founder at DISH Network Corp.

Managing Partner at Trafelet Brokaw & Co. LLC

Co-Founder at Castle Pines Capital LLC

Former Partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Director & Senior Advisor at DISH Network Corp.

Former President & Chief Operating Officer at DISH Network Corp.

Director at BearingPoint

Independent Director at DISH Network Corp.

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Owners & Shareholders
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Dodge & Cox employs in-house, fundamental bottom-up research, a rigorous valuation discipline, and maintains a long-term investment horizon. Their investment decisions are made by a team of seasoned investment professionals. The firm’s approach stresses an evaluation of risk relative to opportunity and they seek investments that they believe are undervalued by the market.

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ECM seeks to achieve investment returns superior to broad equity market indices in both up and down markets. They uses a fundamental, bottom-up, research-driven approach to find undervalued companies that will experience long-term secular change. The firm offers one strategy, the Eagle Equity portfolio, which they have managed since its inception. The Eagle Equity strategy invests in US traded public equities. From time to time, investments may include companies trading in the form of ADRs of non-US corporations that fit their investment criteria. Each Eagle Equity portfolio typically holds 25 to 35 positions. ECM generally limits portfolio holdings to 10 percent portfolio weights at market value and they primarily invest in the securities of larger capitalization companies. From time to time, they may also consider lower-cap companies.

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Key Square Capital Management seeks to achieve superior risk-adjusted returns over the medium to long term by seeking capital appreciation through a multi-asset global macro strategy, without being limited by pre-defined strategies.

Recent Transactions
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DISH Network Corp. purchases Republic Wireless, Inc.

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DISH Network Corp. purchases Ting, Inc. from Tucows, Inc.

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DISH Network Corp. purchases Echostar Corp. /Broadcast Satellite Service Bus from EchoStar Corp.

Insider Transactions
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Transaction Advisors
Legal Advisor

Advised onDISH Network Corp. purchases Sling Media, Inc. from Hercules Capital

Accountant

Advised onDISH Network Corp. purchases Cablevision Systems Corp. /Rainbow 1 Satellite Business from Cablevision

Accountant

Advised onDISH Network Corp. purchases StarBand Communications, Inc.

Legal Advisor

Advised on purchases EchoStar Corp. from DISH Network Corp.

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Advised on purchases EchoStar Corp. from DISH Network Corp.

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Advised onDISH Network Corp. purchases EchoStar Technologies Holding Corporation from EchoStar Corp.

Advisors & Consultants
Advisor

Co-Founder at DISH Network Corp.

Senior Advisor

President at Bulldog Capital, Inc.

Legal Advisor

Co-Head, Mergers & Acquisitions Practice at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Clients

Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is the nation’s largest video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand as well as to businesses. NBCUniversal operates 30 news and entertainment cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, television production operations, television station groups, Universal Pictures and Universal Parks & Resorts.

EchoStar Corp. engages in the design, development, and distribution of digital set-top boxes and products for direct-to-home satellite service providers. It operates through the following business segments: Hughes, and EchoStar Satellite Services (ESS). The Hughes segment provides broadband satellite technologies and broadband internet services to domestic and international consumer customers and broadband network technologies, managed services, equipment, hardware, satellite services and communication solutions to service providers and enterprise customers. The ESS segment owns and leases in-orbit satellites and licenses to lease capacity on a full time and occasional use. The company was founded by Charlie William Ergen, Candy Ergen, and James DeFranco in 1980 and is headquartered in Englewood, CO.

QVC, Inc. markets and sells consumer products through live televised shopping programs. It is retailer of consumer products, which are marketed and sold primarily by merchandise, televised shopping programs, the Internet and mobile applications. The firm offer many QVC-exclusive products, as well as popular brand name and lesser known products available from other retailers and many of its products are endorsed by celebrities, designers and other well-known personalities who often join presenters to personally promote their products and provide lead-in publicity on their own television shows. The company was founded by Joseph M. Segel on June 13, 1986 and is headquartered in West Chester, PA.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2020
Market Capitalization
$24.5B
Total Enterprise Value
$31.3B
Earnings Per Share
$3.02
Revenue
$15.5B
Net Profit
$1.76B
EBITDA
$3.83B
EBITDAMargin
24.7%
Total Debt
$15.8B
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
8.16x
TEVNet Income
17.78x
Debt TEV
0.5x
Enterprise Value / Sales
2.02x
Total Equity
$14.1B
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
2.49%
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
Political Donations
$2,000
2014
$500
2014
$1,000
2014
Investments
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CinemaNow Ltd. develops digital entertainment technology that delivers movies, television shows, and music videos. It offers content from a library of new and classic movies, television programs, music concerts and music videos from 20th Century Fox, ABC News, Disney, Lions Gate, MGM, Miramax, NBC Universal, and Sony. The company was founded by Curt Marvis, Mark Amin, and Bruce David Eisen in June 1999 and is headquartered in Marina Del Rey, CA.

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Sling Media, Inc. develops and produces broadcasters and related software. The firm's product, SlingboxTM personal broadcaster, is a consumer electronics device that transforms television viewing experience. It enables consumers to watch the live television programming from wherever by turning virtually any laptop or Internet-connected device into a personal television. The company was founded by Bhupen Shah, Blake Gary Krikorian and Jason Krikorian in 2004 and is headquartered in Foster City, CA.

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RF Magic, Inc. manufactures broadband radio frequency integrated circuits. It offers services for consumer markets, broadband & digital broadcast entertainment industries. RF Magic has design center and sales office in Nice, France. The company was founded by Mark Foley and Dale Hancock in 2000 and is headquarters is located in San Diego, CA

Investors
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Vice President-Business Development & General Counsel at Attributor Corp.

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Advisor at Iterate Studio, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at BoostTel Pty Ltd.

Suppliers
ViaSat, Inc. Equipment & Office Supplies | Carlsbad, CA

ViaSat, Inc. provides communications technologies and services. It operates through following segments: Satellite Services, Commercial Networks and Government Systems. The Satellite Services segment provides satellite-based high-speed broadband services with multiple applications to consumers, enterprises, and mobile broadband customers (including commercial airlines and maritime vessels) both in the United States and abroad. The Commercial Networks segment develops and produces a variety of advanced satellite and wireless products, systems and solutions that enable the provision of high-speed fixed and mobile broadband services. The Government Systems segment provides global mobile broadband services to military and government users, and develops and produces network-centric Internet Protocol (IP)-based fixed and mobile secure communications products and solutions. The company was founded on May 1, 1986 by Mark D. Dankberg and Mark J. Miller and is headquartered in Carlsbad, CA.

Entropic Communications LLC Entertainment | San Diego, California

Entropic is a world leader in semiconductor solutions for the connected home. The Company transforms how traditional broadcast and IP streaming video is seamlessly, reliably, and securely delivered, processed, and distributed into and throughout the home. Entropic's next-generation silicon and software solutions enable global Pay-TV service providers to create more captivating whole-home entertainment experiences by delivering new ways to connect, engage and enjoy multimedia content.

Qurate Retail, Inc. Retail: Other | Englewood, CO

Qurate Retail, Inc. engages in the business of video and on-line commerce industries. It operates through the following segments: QxH; QVC International; and Corporate and Others. The QxH segment include distribution of live programming, 20 hours per day, 364 days per year, to television households. The QVC International segment focuses in Germany, Austria, Japan, the U.K., the Republic of Ireland, and Italy to distribute shopping experience via broadcast networks, websites, mobile applications, and social pages. The Corporate and Other segment comprises subsidiary Cornerstone, along with various cost and equity method investments. The company was founded on March 28, 1991 and is headquartered in Englewood, CO.

Competitors
Netflix, Inc. Entertainment - Los Gatos, CA

Netflix, Inc. operates as a streaming entertainment service company. The firm provides subscription service streaming movies and television episodes over the Internet and sending DVDs by mail. It operates through the following segments: Domestic Streaming, International Streaming and Domestic DVD. The Domestic Streaming segment derives revenues from monthly membership fees for services consisting of streaming content to its members in the United States. The International Streaming segment includes fees from members outside the United States. The Domestic DVD segment covers revenues from services consisting of DVD-by-mail. The company was founded by Marc Randolph and Wilmot Reed Hastings Jr. on August 29, 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, CA.

Alphabet, Inc. Internet Software & Services - Mountain View, CA

Alphabet, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the business of acquisition and operation of different companies. It operates through the Google and Other Bets segments. The Google segment includes its main Internet products such as ads, Android, Chrome, hardware, Google Cloud, Google Maps, Google Play, Search, and YouTube. The Other Bets segment consists of businesses such as Access, Calico, CapitalG, GV, Verily, Waymo, and X. The company was founded by Lawrence E. Page and Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin on October 2, 2015 and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA.

AT&T, Inc. Computer Software - Dallas, TX

AT&T, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of telecommunications media and technology service. It operates through the following segments: Communications, WarnerMedia, and Latin America. The Communications segment provides services to businesses and consumers located in the U.S., or in U.S. territories, and businesses globally. The WarnerMedia segment develops, produces and distributes feature films, television, gaming and other content over various physical and digital formats. The Latin America segment provides entertainment and wireless services outside of the U.S.. The company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Dallas, TX.

Awards & Honors
Rank #187
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #187
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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