Established in March 1996, DISH Network is the leader in family entertainment, TV technologies and high definition TV programming and currently serves approximately 14 million customers nationwide. The corporate office is based in Englewood, Colorado.
DISH Network, a publicly traded Fortune 200 company (NASDAQ: DISH), is the media and entertainment arm of its former parent company, EchoStar Communications Corporation, founded in 1980 by Charlie Ergen, Candy Ergen and Jim DeFranco.
The two companies officially split in 2008 - EchoStar becoming the source for the technology DISH Network uses to offer TV services - and Charlie Ergen remains chairman of both entities.
DISH Network is known as the value leader among all television providers while offering the most choices for programming and technologies, including TV Everywhere services that give customers the ability to watch all their TV programs on compatible PCs, smartphones or tablets.
DISH Network also operates Blockbuster L.L.C., providing family entertainment to millions of customers around the world, including by mail, in stores or through digital entertainment via the Internet.
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Cablevision's Optimum Online, the industry's first self-install, blazingly fast Internet access cable-modem service is revolutionizing the way people in the tri-state area view and use the Internet.
In an effort to provide its customers with the most comprehensive high-speed Internet service, Cablevision produces Optimum.net, a Web site designed specifically for Optimum Online customers.