TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: DISH Network Passes 11 Million Customer Milestone

DISH Network Passes 11 Million Customer Milestone

Monty Solomon (
Mon, 31 Jan 2005 09:26:04 -0500

DISH Network Passes 11 Million Customer Milestone; Company Now
Third Largest Pay-TV Provider
- Jan 31, 2005 06:05 AM (BusinessWire)

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 31, 2005--EchoStar
Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH) announced that its DISH
Network(TM) satellite TV service has passed the 11 million customer
milestone. DISH Network's lowest all-digital price and its
award-winning customer service have prompted record numbers of
consumers to switch from cable over the years, allowing DISH Network
to pass Time Warner Cable as the third largest pay-TV provider in the
United States.

In the last five years, DISH Network has added more than 7.6 million
net new customers. DISH Network passed the 10 million customer
milestone in June 2004.


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