DISH Network pay TV subscribers down 230,000 in 1Q 2021

Thursday, April 29th, 2021 
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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) reported revenue totaling $4.50 billion for the quarter ending March 31, 2021, compared to $3.22 billion for the corresponding period in 2020.

Net income attributable to DISH Network totaled $630 million for the first quarter 2021, compared to $73 million from the year-ago quarter.

Diluted earnings per share were $0.99 for the first quarter, compared to $0.13 per share during the same period of 2020.

Pay-TV

Net Pay-TV subscribers decreased approximately 230,000 in the first quarter, compared to a net decrease of approximately 413,000 in the year-ago quarter.

The company closed the quarter with 11.06 Pay-TV subscribers, including 8.69 million DISH TV subscribers and 2.37 million SLING TV subscribers.

Wireless

Retail wireless net subscribers decreased by approximately 161,000 in the first quarter, compared to a net decrease of 363,000 in the fourth quarter.

The company closed the quarter with 8.89 million retail wireless subscribers.

Additional Details

Detailed financial data and other information are available in DISH Network’s Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2021, filed today with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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