DISH Network Corp


  • FAIRBANKS, Alaska— A small Alaska- based firm is defending itself against criticism that it helped the much bigger Dish Network claim more than $3 billion in federal credits through a regulatory loophole involving a company jointly formed by the two entities. Northstar Wireless— the joint company owned by Doyon Ltd., which is headquartered in Fairbanks, Alaska,...

  • Apple and Valeant are big market movers Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 5:00 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc., up $25.49 to $198.75. Darden Restaurants Inc., up 38 cents to $62.59.

  • Feb 23- Co-founder and Chairman Charlie Ergen will return to the helm of Dish Network Corp, which is struggling to stanch subscriber losses, when the incumbent chief executive steps down next month. Joe Clayton, 65, who has been CEO of the second-biggest U.S. satellite TV company since 2011 when Ergen relinquished the post, will retire on March 31.

  • Feb 23- Dish Network Corp, the second-largest U.S. satellite TV company, said founder and Chairman Charlie Ergen would step in as chief executive when Joe Clayton retires on March 31. Net income attributable to the company rose to $409.9 million, or 88 cents per share, from $288 million, or 63 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue rose 4 percent to $3.68 billion.

  • Dish tops 4Q profit forecasts Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 6:57 AM ET

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. _ Dish Network Corp. on Monday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $409.9 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 43 cents per share. Analysts expected $3.7 billion, according to Zacks.

  • Dish Network CEO Joe Clayton to retire Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 6:28 AM ET

    Feb 23- Dish Network Corp said Chief Executive Joe Clayton would retire effective March 31 and be replaced by founder Charlie Ergen.

  • ENGLEWOOD, Colo.— Dish Network co-founder and Chairman Charles Ergen is returning to the helm of the satellite TV provider as the company faces declining subscribers and a changing pay-TV industry. CEO Joseph Clayton, 64, said Monday he will retire March 31. Ergen co-founded Dish Network in 1980 and has held executive positions including president and CEO...

  • Cramer Remix: This stock is on a run Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 7:01 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on the set of Mad Money

    “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer on a hot stock that just won’t stop.

  • AT&T urges FCC to revisit spectrum bidding rules Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 6:36 PM ET

    Feb 20- AT&T Inc has urged the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to relook into bidding rules for spectrum, saying licenses should not go to "speculators or stockpilers". Dish Network Corp, the third-largest pay-TV provider in the U.S. and the owner of undeveloped wireless spectrum, was a surprise winner in the record-setting sale of airwaves for mobile data...

  • Cramer's game plan: Expect major news on this Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 6:15 PM ET
    Spanish Finance Minister Luis de Guindos, left, talks with Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis at a euro zone finance ministers meeting to discuss Athens' plans to reverse austerity measures, in Brussels, Feb. 20, 2015.

    With the Dow soaring to new highs, Jim Cramer is ready to do some buying in case the euphoria wears off.

  • EchoStar tops 4Q profit forecasts Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 6:51 AM ET

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. _ EchoStar Corp. on Friday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $49.8 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 38 cents per share. EchoStar shares have risen roughly 4 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Correction: Today module "Subscriber growth?" Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 6:27 PM ET

    Today module sent for use as part of Money& Markets for Thursday, Feb. 19, erroneously presented data for DISH Network Corp. The graph should have featured stock data for DirecTV.

  • CBS earnings beat expectations on ad revenues Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 5:25 PM ET

    CBS topped analyst estimates on its fourth-quarter earnings and revenue.

  • Jon Stewart's 'Daily Show' departure stings Viacom Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 9:36 AM ET
    Jon Stewart

    Jon Stewart helped turn Viacom's Comedy Central into a TV force, and now it doesn't have any natural successors for him.

  • Roger Lynch, chief executive officer of Sling TV.

    Dish Network's Sling TV opened for business on Monday, but is it ready to compete with cable companies? Here's what you need to know.

  • Moonves plays down Time Warner deal chatter Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 10:11 AM ET
    Les Moonves, president and chief executive officer of CBS Corp.

    "There's a lot of noise out there" about deals involving CBS, CEO Les Moonves tells CNBC.

  • Jobs biographer: How Apple could REALLY disrupt TV Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 11:10 AM ET
    Walter Isaacson, President and CEO of the Aspen Institute.

    Walter Isaacson, author of the Steve Jobs biography, says the obsession over whether Apple will come out with a physical television is misplaced.

  • WASHINGTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 30- AT&T Inc spent close to half the total in the record-setting U.S. sale of airwaves for mobile data, with Dish Network Corp spending heavily to manage a surprise win at No.2 ahead of Verizon, results showed on Friday. Verizon and T-Mobile bids were $10.4 billion and $1.8 billion, respectively, according to the results of the Federal...

  • WASHINGTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 30- AT&T Inc spent close to half the total in the record-setting U.S. sale of airwaves for mobile data, with Verizon Communications Inc and bidding partners of Dish Network Corp also spending heavily, results showed on Friday. AT&T bid a total of $18.2 billion to win licenses of so-called AWS-3 spectrum; Verizon bid $10.4 billion and...

  • Getting millennials to pay for TV: Time Warner CEO Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 12:08 PM ET
    Jeffrey Bewkes, chairman and CEO of Time Warner Inc.

    Providing choice is key to getting young people to actually pay for programming, Time Warner Chairman and CEO Jeff Bewkes tells CNBC.