DISH Network Reports First Quarter 2016 Financial Results
Net income attributable to
DISH includes all of its Sling TV subscribers in the company's total Pay-TV metrics, including in the Pay-TV subscriber, Pay-TV ARPU and Pay-TV churn rate numbers set forth below. Sling TV subscribers are reported net of disconnects in our gross new Pay-TV subscriber activations.
In the first quarter, DISH activated approximately 657,000 gross new Pay-TV subscribers, compared to approximately 723,000 gross new Pay-TV subscribers in the prior year's first quarter. Net Pay-TV subscribers declined approximately 23,000 in the first quarter, compared to a gain of approximately 35,000 in the first quarter 2015.
The company closed the first quarter with 13.874 million Pay-TV subscribers, compared to 14.013 million Pay-TV subscribers at the end of first quarter 2015.
Pay-TV ARPU for the first quarter totaled
DISH added approximately 5,000 net broadband subscribers in the first quarter, bringing its broadband subscriber base to approximately 628,000.
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