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2014-02-11 16:29:26

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charlie Ergen, Chairman of EchoStar Corporation, (NASDAQ: SATS), made the following comment in view of the proposed legislation on Must Carry, Must Offer being introduced in Mexico: "EchoStar has made a significant long-term investment in Mexico through its ownership (along with Grupo MVS) in DISH Mexico since 2008. Such investments were made on the belief that the Mexican government and regulatory authorities would ensure a...

2013-05-24 23:02:23

What will DISH Network become next? Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan is available to speak with reporters, or may be quoted through this release. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 Charlie Ergen, Chairman of DISH Network, wants to acquire Lightsquared wireless spectrum according to Bloomberg on May 21, 2013. Principal analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment on this story. “Lightsquared was a great idea. It was going to solve a growing problem of limited wireless spectrum for large and...

2011-05-16 05:00:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) announced today that Joseph P. Clayton has been named the company's president and chief executive officer and has been appointed to the DISH Network board of directors, effective June 20, 2011. Charles W. Ergen, who formerly held the positions of president and chief executive officer, will remain as chairman of DISH Network. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100611/LA19624LOGO) "Joe is a...

2010-12-21 12:10:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- DISH Network L.L.C.'s CEO and President Charlie Ergen today issued a statement following the Federal Communications Commission's adoption of net neutrality rules: "DISH Network applauds Chairman Genachowski and Commissioners Copps and Clyburn for adopting critically important net neutrality rules. The Commission's Order is a solid framework for protecting the open Internet. The new rules give companies, including DISH Network, the framework...

2009-04-27 16:50:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DISH Network Corporation, the value leader in multichannel video, today made a number of personnel announcements designed to strengthen its senior management team and organization. Bernie Han, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, has been appointed Chief Operating Officer. In his new, expanded role, Mr. Han will now oversee DISH Network's operations, information technologies and finance functions. DISH Network also...

2009-04-10 12:30:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., April 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DISH Network Corporation (Nasdaq: DISH) and NFL Network announced today that they have reached a settlement, which includes a multiyear agreement for continued carriage of NFL Network in DISH Network's Classic Silver 200 programming package. All litigation was dropped. The terms of the settlement were not disclosed. "We are very pleased that our NFL Network will continue to be distributed in millions of homes on DISH Network," said NFL...

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2009-02-25 06:30:00

Testifying before a congressional subcommittee on Tuesday, senior executives of DirecTV Group Inc and DISH Network Corp said that proper incentives would make satellite television companies willing to extend local service to underserved and rural areas. Lawmakers are debating whether to renew a law that gives the two national satellite television companies the right to carry and retransmit broadcast television content. Some in Congress say any renewed law should require companies to provide...

2008-08-05 09:01:05

By Jeff Smith Douglas County-based Dish Network Corp. lost subscribers in the second quarter, believed to be the first time in its 28-year history. CEO Charlie Ergen on Monday blamed the net subscriber loss - albeit small at 25,000 - on a weak economy and housing downturn, signal piracy and fraud, operational inefficiencies and TV competition from telcos and DirecTV. Obviously, the housing market and economy "has some effect on you when customers can't pay their bill," Ergen said in a...


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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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