DISH Q1 up 6%

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Dish NetworkDISH Network reported Q1 revenue totaling $3.59 billion for the quarter, compared to $3.38 billion for Q1 2013—up 6%. Net income attributable to DISH totaled $176 million for the quarter, compared to $216 million from Q1 2103.

DISH activated 639,000 gross new pay-TV subscribers compared to 654,000 gross new pay-TV subscribers in the prior year’s first quarter. Net subscribers grew by 40,000 in Q1. The company closed quarter with 14.097 million pay-TV subscribers compared to 14.092 million pay-TV subscribers at the end of first quarter 2013.

Pay-TV ARPU for the first quarter totaled $82.36, an improvement over the first quarter 2013 pay-TV ARPU of $78.44. Pay-TV subscriber churn rate was 1.42 percent versus 1.47 percent for first quarter 2013.

DISH added 53,000 net broadband subscribers in the quarter, bringing its broadband subscriber base to approximately 489,000.

 

About The Author: Carl has been with RBR-TVBR since 1997 and is currently Managing Director/Senior Editor. Residing in Northern Virginia, he covers the business of broadcasting, advertising, programming, new media and engineering. He’s also done a great deal of interviews for the company and handles our ever-growing stable of bylined columnists.

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