EchoStar Corporation Company Profile
EchoStar Corporation provides satellite operations, video delivery solutions, digital set-top boxes, and broadband satellite technologies and services for home and office worldwide. The company operates in three segments: EchoStar Technologies, Hughes, and EchoStar Satellite Services. The EchoStar Technologies segment designs, develops, and distributes high-definition and standard-definition digital set-top boxes, and related products and technologies, such as satellite dishes and remote controls for satellite TV service providers and telecommunication companies. This segment also provides digital broadcast operations, including satellite uplinking/downlinking, transmission services, signal processing, conditional access management, and other services; and Slingboxes directly to consumers through retail outlets and online, as well as to the payTV operator markets. The Hughes segment provides satellite broadband Internet access; broadband network services and equipment to enterprise markets; managed network services and equipment to enterprises and broadband service providers; satellite ground segment systems and terminals to mobile system operators; and solutions to customers for mobile satellite systems. The EchoStar Satellite Services segment provides satellite services on a full-time and occasional-use basis primarily to DISH Network, Dish Mexico, the United States government service providers, Internet service providers, broadcast news organizations, programmers, and private enterprise customers through its 18 owned and leased in-orbit satellites. EchoStar Corporation was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.