DISH Network Corp


  • U.S. spectrum auction raises more than $30 billion Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 4:55 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Nov 21- Total bidding in the U.S. airwaves auction of so-called AWS-3 frequencies has surpassed $30 billion on Friday, according to the Federal Communications Commission, far exceeding expectations just over a week after bidding began. The most obvious beneficiary of the surge in bids is satellite TV mogul Charlie Ergen's Dish Network Corp, whose...

  • Nov 21- Dish Network Corp and Time Warner Inc's Turner Broadcasting "mutually decided" to restore CNN, the Cartoon Network and other channels to Dish's satellite TV service, the companies said in a statement on Friday. The move means that more than 14 million Dish subscribers will now be able to watch shows from Turner's stable of networks, which had been dark since...

  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest volume increases Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Atlanticus Hldgs: Approximately 45,400 shares changed hands, a 797.6 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares rose$. 29 or 12.6 percent to $2.60. Bay Bancorp Inc.: Approximately 65,100 shares changed hands, a 879.6 percent increase over its 65- day average volume.

  • Target and Lowe's are big market movers Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 4:29 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Target Corp., up $4.99 to $72.50. Lowe's Cos., up $3.73 to $62.26.

  • DISH higher on wireless spectrum bids     Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 1:55 PM ET

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan says bids in the DISH wireless spectrum auction has exceeded expectations. Shares were up 9 percent today.

  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest percentage increases Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 1:31 PM ET

    Oplink Communications Inc. rose 13.8 percent to $24.18. Resonant Inc. rose 10.1 percent to $8.74. Dish Network Corp. rose 10.0 percent to $74.66.

  • Midday movers: Target, JetBlue, Qualcomm & more Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 1:09 PM ET

    Some of Wednesday's midday movers:

  • Malone: Ergen creative, but a poker player     Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    David Faber sat down with media mogul John Malone, asking him about his friend Charlie Ergen, and what Dish Network might do with its massive spectrum holdings.

  • Nov 18- CBS Corp fired the latest salvo in a contract dispute with Dish Network as a Thursday deadline nears that could blackout the network's TV shows to more than 14 million Dish subscribers. "Dish appears willing to drop the most popular programming in its entire channel lineup because it won't negotiate the same sort of deal that other cable, satellite and...

  • Actavis Plc, Gilead Sciences and other biotechs were among the biggest drivers, a day after Allergan agreed to be bought by Actavis. Shares of Actavis were up 8.7 percent at $269.60, helped by bullish analyst notes, while Gilead's stock rose 3.3 percent to $103.71 percent. "A little bit of a risk trade is coming back on, and those are the areas for the M&A," said Uri...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 12- It is the billion-dollar question in the U.S. telecom industry: What will satellite TV mogul Charlie Ergen do with his Dish Network Corp? And the Federal Communications Commission's auction of airwaves that begins on Thursday may provide an answer. "I may be off my rocker, but I think the spectrum you have could be worth as much as the entire market...

  • Nov 6- DirecTV, the No.1 U.S. satellite TV provider, reported a quarterly profit above analysts' expectations as it earned more from each subscriber in the United States. DirecTV said it lost 28,000 net subscribers in the United States between June and September because of promotional discounts by rivals, compared with 139,000 net subscriber additions a year...

  • Network TV may eclipse cable, says CBS' Les Moonves Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 9:31 AM ET
    Les Moonves, president and chief executive officer of CBS Corp.

    Broadcast TV actually fares better than basic cable now, at least in terms of ratings and ad revenue, says CBS CEO Les Moonves.

  • Dish misses Street 3Q forecasts Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 | 8:17 AM ET
    The Dish Network booth is shown at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

    Dish Network on Tuesday reported third-quarter earnings of $145.5 million.

  • Early Movers: BABA, DISH, CVS, TIME, JPM & more Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 | 8:06 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • The company has been playing hard ball on agreeing to contract renewals with media companies such as CBS Corp and Time Warner Inc's Turner Broadcasting. Dish, which has about 14 million pay-TV users, is also at odds with CBS Corp over the monthly price per subscriber for the CBS channel. Net income attributable to Dish fell to $145.5 million, or 31 cents per share, in...

  • Dish Network's quarterly revenue rises 4.8 pct Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 | 6:18 AM ET

    Nov 4- Dish Network Corp, the second-largest U.S. satellite TV company, reported a 4.8 percent rise in quarterly revenue as it earned more from each subscriber. Net income attributable to the company fell to $145.5 million, or 31 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Sept. 30 from $314.9 million, or 68 cents per share, a year earlier. Dish, led by media mogul Charlie...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 3- LightSquared, the bankrupt wireless venture owned by Phil Falcone's Harbinger Capital Partners, has reached a deal to bring the company out of bankruptcy under the control of its largest lender, Dish Network Corp Chairman Charles Ergen. Ergen would nab a controlling 60 percent stake, and provide $1 billion of a $2.2 billion post-bankruptcy...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 3- LightSquared, the bankrupt wireless venture owned by Phil Falcone's Harbinger Capital Partners, has reached a deal to bring the company out of bankruptcy under control of lenders, according to a person close to the matter. However, the deal would keep the company together while distributing equity to lenders including Charles Ergen, chairman of...

  • CBS, Dish far from deal despite deadline: Source Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 9:59 AM ET
    A field service specialist for Dish Network installs a satellite television system at a residence.

    CBS and Dish Network are far apart on talks for a new distribution deal, a source said, which might cut off popular TV shows from many subscribers.