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2013-01-03 08:23:01

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EchoStar Corp. (NASDAQ: SATS), a leading global satellite services provider and developer of hybrid video delivery technologies, today announced that SiriusXM Radio veteran executive Derek de Bastos has joined EchoStar Satellite Services, LLC, a subsidiary of EchoStar Corp., as Chief Technology Officer. de Bastos will be responsible for the procurement, technical direction, and technical operations for EchoStar's satellite fleet and will manage...

Dish Network Wins FCC Approval For Cellular Spectrum
2012-12-12 14:33:53

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Julius Genachowski and the FCC have approved Dish Network´s entrance into the cellular market by allowing the satellite TV company the rights to some very valuable spectrum, a decision that marks the end of a long process for the satellite TV provider. The Colorado company has been trying to enter into the cellular market for over a year, but had to seek FCC approval in order to use the cellular airwaves. The FCC...

2012-12-06 12:25:24

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EchoStar Technologies L.L.C., a wholly-owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), a leading global satellite services provider and developer of hybrid video delivery technologies, and DISH (NASDAQ: DISH), a leading pay-TV provider, are committing to the design, manufacture and sale of new energy-efficient set-top boxes (STBs). EchoStar is the exclusive provider of set top boxes to DISH, including DISH's award-winning Hopper(TM)...

2012-12-04 08:31:41

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EchoStar Corp. (NASDAQ: SATS), a leading global satellite services provider and developer of hybrid video delivery technologies, today announced that David J. Rayner will return to the role of chief financial officer of EchoStar. Kenneth G. Carroll, the current chief financial officer of EchoStar, will assume a broadened role of executive vice president of corporate and business development. Mr. Rayner left his position as chief financial...

2012-11-23 08:23:24

LONDON, November 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pikture launches social marketplace, Black Friday online sales begin and EchoStar satellite launched Pikture.com, an innovative social site allowing users to tag and purchase their favourite items, has officially launched this week, becoming the world's first exclusive social marketplace [http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/launch-of-pickturecom---new-marketplace-with-an-integrated-social-network-180486711.html ] ....

2012-11-22 20:20:04

PALO ALTO, CA, Nov. 22, 2012 /CNW/ - Space Systems/Loral (SS/L), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that the EchoStar XVI satellite, designed and built for EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), was launched November 20, 2012 and is successfully performing post-launch maneuvers according to plan. The satellite deployed its solar arrays on schedule following its launch aboard a Proton Breeze M launch vehicle provided by International Launch Services (ILS) from...

2012-11-21 12:24:43

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/-- EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), a leading global satellite services provider and developer of hybrid video delivery technologies, today announced that the EchoStar XVI satellite built by Space Systems/Loral (SS/L) was successfully launched and placed into geostationary transfer orbit by International Launch Services (ILS). The ILS Proton Breeze M rocket lifted off Nov 21 at 12:31 a.m. local time (Nov 20 at 1:31 p.m. EST) from the Baikonur...

2012-11-21 12:20:31

PALO ALTO, CA, Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Space Systems/Loral (SS/L), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that the EchoStar XVI satellite, designed and built for EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), was launched yesterday and is successfully performing post-launch maneuvers according to plan. The satellite deployed its solar arrays on schedule following its launch aboard a Proton Breeze M launch vehicle provided by International Launch...

Dish Network Wants Wireless, Not On FCC Terms
2012-11-21 11:02:58

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online As smartphones get smarter and tablets become more powerful, mobile broadband is becoming an increasingly precious commodity. In the U.S., most mobile subscribers are left to choose one of three providers: AT&T, Sprint or Verizon. Even some of those carriers which don´t bear one of these brand names are, in fact, owned by them, making them by far the largest carriers in the nation. Dish Network, the nation´s...

Dish Vs. Fox: AutoHop Doesn't Violate Copyrights
2012-11-13 16:32:19

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Dish Network received a vote of approval last week from a court of law in a case launched against them by Fox. According to the lawsuit, Dish´s new services, PrimeTime AnyTime (PTAT) and AutoHop, allegedly violate copyright law by allowing customers to record popular broadcast television shows, then have the advertisements automatically stripped from them, resulting in a Netflix-style viewing experience. While the...