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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

Form 8-K

CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 21, 2020

DISH NETWORK CORPORATION

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

001-39144
(Commission File Number)

Nevada

88-0336997

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)

(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

9601 South Meridian Boulevard

Englewood, Colorado

80112

(Address of principal executive offices)

(Zip code)

(303723-1000
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class

Trading Symbol(s)

Name of each exchange on which registered

Class A common stock, $0.01 par value

DISH

The Nasdaq Stock Market L.L.C.

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.

 

Item 8.01. Other Events.

On April 21, 2020, DISH Network Corporation issued a press release announcing the change of location of its 2020 annual meeting.  A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and incorporated by reference herein.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

Exhibit No.

Description

Exhibit 104

Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).

SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

 

 

 

 

DISH NETWORK CORPORATION



 

Date: April 21, 2020

By:  

/s/ Timothy A. Messner

 

 

Timothy A. Messner

Executive Vice President and General Counsel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exhibit 99.1

EXHIBIT 99.1

DISH Network Corporation to Hold Virtual Annual Meeting of Shareholders Instead of In-Person

 

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., April 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) will host its 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders virtually. The online meeting will begin at 12:00 p.m. MDT on Friday, May 1, 2020.

 

Shareholders as of the close of business on March 10, 2020 (the record date) may participate in and vote at the Annual Meeting by visiting the website www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/DISH2020 and entering the 16-digit control number found on the proxy card, voting instruction form or notice of internet availability previously mailed or made available to them.  Participants may begin logging into the Annual Meeting at 11:45 a.m., MDT.

 

Whether or not they plan to attend the Annual Meeting, all shareholders as of the record date may also vote anytime in advance of the meeting at www.proxyvote.com or using one of the other methods described in the proxy materials for the Annual Meeting.  The proxy card and voting instruction form included with the previously distributed proxy materials (or notice of internet availability) remain valid for use in their current forms.  Shareholders that have already voted do not need to vote again.

 

For additional information about accessing, voting and participating in the virtual Annual Meeting, please refer to DISH Network Corporation’s additional proxy materials filed today with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

 

About DISH
DISH Network Corporation is a connectivity company. Since 1980, it has served as a disruptive force, driving innovation and value on behalf of consumers. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides television entertainment and award-winning technology to millions of customers with its satellite DISH TV and streaming Sling TV services. Through its strategic spectrum portfolio and other assets, DISH is poised to enter the wireless market as a facilities-based provider of wireless services with a nationwide consumer offering and development of the first virtualized, standalone 5G broadband network in the U.S. DISH's OnTech Smart Services brand offers in-home installation of connected home devices and entertainment solutions. DISH Media serves as the company's advertising sales group delivering targeted advertising solutions. DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) is a Fortune 250 company.

 

For company information, visit about.dish.com
For more information on DISH TV, visit www.dish.com
For more information on Sling TV, visit www.sling.com
For more information on OnTech Smart Services, visit www.ontechsmartservices.com
For more information on DISH Media, visit media.dish.com
Subscribe to DISH email alerts: http://about.dish.com/alerts
Follow @DISHNews on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/DISHNews

 

Karen Modlin, 303-723-1850, karen.modlin@dish.com