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2013-01-08 00:20:25

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EchoStar Corp. (NASDAQ: SATS), a leading global satellite services provider and developer of hybrid video delivery technologies, today announcedits subsidiary Sling Media has filed a lawsuit against two companies in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, alleging infringement of five Sling Media patents. The civil complaint names Monsoon Multimedia Inc. of San Mateo, CA. and Belkin International Inc. of Los Angeles....

2013-01-07 12:25:12

HORSHAM, Pa., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Motorola Mobility announced that Blockbuster On Demand, has selected SecureMedia Encryptonite ONE(TM) HLS+ from its award-winning Motorola Medios+ platform to secure a new over-the-top (OTT) service. This service will provide the best in on-demand entertainment for U.S. customers on a variety of devices. Consumers want multi-screen: their favorite content, on any device, anytime. According to Motorola's latest Media Engagement Barometer, nearly...

2013-01-03 08:28:56

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 Mahmood S. Mirza has joined the company as senior vice president of business systems, information technology and operations. Mirza will report to Michael Dugan, CEO and president of EchoStar. He is tasked with alignment of all IT strategy, business systems, and IT technology across all EchoStar...

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...

2012-12-12 16:23:19

NEW YORK, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- VELOCITY World Media®, the largest global, private experiential television network, has partnered with Zoom Media, a leader in the development and growth of digital place-based media, to create an integrated precision marketing platform that combines the global power of experiential broadcasting and the personal impact of place-based media. This combination provides companies with an opportunity to reach high-value audiences through a two-tier B2B...

2012-12-11 08:34:00

NEW DELHI, Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Communications India Ltd. (HCIL), a subsidiary of Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), the world leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced that it has been contracted to connect 27,000 off-site ATMs with a secure broadband satellite network over the next two years and provide managed network services for various public sector banks. The contracts have a total value of Rs. 200 Crore (approx USD 36 million) over an...

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)...

2012-12-06 08:20:33

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), a leading global satellite services provider and developer of hybrid video delivery technologies, has hired Jennifer A. Manner, the former deputy chief of the FCC's Office of Engineering and Technology, as its vice president of regulatory affairs. Manner will report to Dean A. Manson, executive vice president, general counsel and secretary. Manner has more than 20 years of experience as a telecommunications...

2012-12-04 08:32:13

NEW DELHI, Dec. 4 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Communications India, Ltd (HCIL), a subsidiary of Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), today announced that it has been chosen by C-Edge to provide over 3,000 branches of the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) across the country with a broadband satellite network and managed services. The contract is worth Rs. 33 crores (approximately USD 6 million) for a period of five years. C-Edge, a joint venture between TATA...

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...