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But then, thatís nothing new. EchoStar has been full of firsts. Each year, EchoStar and DISH Network have reaffirmed their standing by realizing new levels of service and cutting-edge technology. Partnering with communication masters such as SBC and Earthlink, DISH Network has been able to offer even greater discounts and services in form of bundled packages. Ranked No. 1 in Customer Satisfaction among Cable/Satellite TV Subscribers by J.D. Power and Associates, DISH Network reached their 10 millionth customer milestone in 2004 and boasts an impressive satellite network with capacity to provide hundreds of channels of digital video, audio and data services via DISH Network service to homes, businesses and schools throughout United States. With over 20,000 employees, EchoStar and DISH Network remain dedicated to delivery and advancement of Direct Broadcast Satellite worldwide.
DISH Network of Tomorrow
Whatís on horizon for EchoStar and DISH Network?
The satellite industry continues to grow and expand, creating new opportunities and exciting, innovative technologies. High definition television and digital video recording are just two great examples of how far a little ingenuity can take you. DISH Network recognizes this unlimited potential in satellite broadcasting and continues to look ahead, exploring new services and programming choices for its customers. With passage of Satellite Home Viewer Extension and Reauthorization Act of 2004 (SHVERA), DISH Network anticipates possibility of distant high definition TV network channels within next few years.
Whatever future holds, there are two things you can be sure of: itís bound to be exciting and EchoStar and DISH Network will continue to lead pack.
About the Authors: Gary Davis is owner of Dish Network Satellite TV and has written numerous articles on the satellite television industry. Kate Ivy has written for a variety of publications and websites and is the owner of Ivygirl Media & Design.