Dish Network Corporate Office

Dish Network Corporate Office Address

Dish Network Corporation
9601 S Meridian Blvd
Englewood, CO 80112

Contact Dish Network

Phone Number: (303) 723-1000
Fax Number: (303) 723-1999
Email: Email Dish Network


CEO: Joseph P. Clayton CPA
CFO: Robert E. Olson
COO: Bernard L. Han

Dish Network History

Dish Network, commonly referred to just as DISH, was founded in March 1996 as Echostar.  The company was originally a distributor of C Band satellite TV systems.  They launched their first satellite Echostar I at the end of 1995.  They made their first broadcast in March of 1996.

In 1999, Dish was the first to release a HDTV tuner.  In 2003, Echostar IX was launched, which allowed broadcasting of all local channels to US consumers.

In 2011, Dish acquired the assets of bankrupt Blockbuster Inc. and subsequently added Blockbuster Movie Pass to their offerings.

In 2012, Dish dropped Network from their name and just goes by DISH.  Their parent company is still called Dish Network.

Dish currently services over 14 million customers in the US.

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Roberto November 15, 2015 at 9:58 pm

Have been with Dish for 6 years my wife had a major stroke and I was trying to get some help and all I got was turned down and no help was with DirecTV before and going back they are a company that puts customers first


Suzette November 10, 2015 at 1:26 pm

I had my dish service turned off today. I have been with them 5yrs and last week I called to tell them I would be going with another company so I could bundle. They offered me a ‘loyalty discount’ if I would stay. I said i would check around and call back. When I called back today I was told that the discount is half what I was offered last week, unless I want to increase my package.
I filed a complaint with the BBB, and gave Dish every opportunity to do the right thing and they would not. They would rather lose my business than keep their word. They refused to listen to the call where the offer was made. I asked one supervisor ‘Did the original representative just lie to me to get me to stay?’ He answered, ‘Frankly, yes.’
I have spoken to at least three customer service centers today, and one was in the Philippines and one was in Mexico city, the other in Texas.
I wish I had looked closer into how they do business before going with them.
There are plenty of complaints online, had I only looked. Now I will share my complaint and treatment on every social media site I can find. Dish has bad business practices.


Sean Pasche November 22, 2015 at 10:20 pm

Im going through a very stressfull time with Dish i was told i was getting the internet bundle they installed the TVs but i was told my internet would be installed a few days later come to find out i was told i dont have the service in my area so i asked out of contract and they told me 480 cancelation fee im upset no help ive been hung up on numerous times do i have a case with the BBB ?


Corey Kirkland November 9, 2015 at 1:00 am

I am absolutely unsatisfied with my experience with the incompetent “customer support” I have received through this company. I am in the military and I was sent over seas, I called and terminated my contract and I thought there was no issue, even though each representative I talked to gave me a different answer on how to handle the termination, good job being on the same page. I give this wonderfully ignorant employee my wife’s mailing address to her new home where she will be while I’m gone. So that she could mail back our equipment that we rented from DISH. Of course, I THOUGHT everything was taken care of. Now that I am in my over seas location, I receive an e-mail stating that I have not returned my equipment that I rented from this glorious company and that I will be charged $249 if I do not return my equipment before 28 November 2015, keep in mind, this statement was the ONLY bold statement on the entire email..almost as if to highlight it because it was an important date to remember. But guess what, I was charged the $249 less than 2 hours later! Keep in mind, today is 09 November 2015. Good job lying on that one DISH. So, I do the responsible thing and call DISH with a level head and try not to lose my mind. I speak to this wonderful employee that can’t speak English, nor can she spell common words such as “Meadow” which is now known as “Medow.” The sad part is, I had to explain to her that the spelling was wrong. At least it only took me 3 attempts to get her to spell it right. Then I get the wonderful news that I am being charged an additional $10 for them to send me their precious, gold plated, limited edition return box. I vow to never do business with this ridiculous company for the rest of my life. I will also encourage every person I come into contact with to go to their local park, find a swell stick that is quite sturdy and begin to draw pretty pictures in the sand for entertainment rather than dealing with this company. This company obviously advocates communism and higher taxes.


Chauncey Bingham November 2, 2015 at 2:27 pm

Boy do I have a few BAD BAD stories about DISH. As of this minute I am looking for an attorney to handle this so-F___ed up company! We have “auto” pay for Dish, have had it that way for over 5 years. About 8 months ago, Dish shut us down. I called they said my husbands bank card was NO GOOD! It not only still IS good, but is the card we use everyday. Dish screwed up something somewhere and put the blame on my husband. His card he has used everyday, but according to DISH, it is NO GOOD! Now, lets get on with the BIG problem we have right now today with DISH. We had Dish come out due to the fact that our bedroom TV was NOT working and Dish ended up re-wiring our place and doing such a sloppy job, I mean the wire was draped across my table and all my things on the table up to the dish! It is BAD!~ Finally after months of listening to Dish’s excuses and NOT getting this place re-wired I got a hold of the Presidents of DISH’S secretary Maria and explained to her what the problem was. This is a story that will have you on the floor laughing. Me I want to hurt someone! The call to Maria was good, she finally called me back and said she would do what she could to get this handled and before I knew it the next day was Saturday and not only did we have an appointment to get this place re-wired, but a boss came out to see the nightmare of a job that was done. Once the field “boss” showed and saw what was done and heard the problems we were having AND Miss Maria from the President’s office put in her 2cents, things had changed! We got this place re-wired and upgraded and the only costs were suppose to be the $14 more a month for the new services! Everything was finished, we were VERY impressed with how good the pictures were on our TV’S and we planned a Football Party for that following day on Sunday! That nigh Dish AUTOMATICALLY took it’s money from our account and Sunday am came! Company started to show and we went to turn on the tv and guess what? WE WERE DISCONNECTED! Here it is Monday and almost noon and still, we have NO TV! ISN’T DISH WONDERFULL! WE ARE NOW GOING TO GO TO COURT! Dish added an additional charge but failed to take it out of the OUTOMATIC PAY THAT WE HAD SET UP AND THEY DISCONNECTED US! ARE YOU LAUGHING YET? Dish told me twice this morning my tv would be back on within 10-15 minutes!~ laughing YET? THIS IS DISH!!!


JWats October 27, 2015 at 7:08 pm

Dish needs to understand what customer service and how to commit to it. False advertising is not right when you get an offer they should stand by it not try to manipulate the customer and some customer service reps say one thing and others say another. Could you please get everybody on the same page. I have already made several attempts at being nice about it and that does not seem to work. I guess that I will have to go a different way about this since they keep giving me the run around.


Tee October 24, 2015 at 11:50 am

This company provides a bait and switch tell you one thing do another have had constant equipment problems had for one yr will not have for another. Cancelling as soon as I get another provider. Very Disappointed. I was promised four $75.00 credits on my account The rep said she was only able to provide two credits at a time and once those were applied t call back and two more months would be applied. Once I did this dish has told me they can not provide me with the credits promised. I had equipment problems that is why I was to receive the credits. I have only had this service for 1 yr and have had to have two hoppers replaced. I will be canceling my service if this is how you do business. Promise your customer one thing and then change it later when it’s time to pay. I have paid my bill faithfully on time and I require the same service in return I will not pay for service I did not receive. I want to formally complain and I will to whomever I need to. Thank You.


Renee Graham October 30, 2015 at 8:07 pm

On September 11th 2015 I had installation from dish. The dish technician broke the frame to my window and the window. I have been trying to have this matter taken care of but I am constantly told through the claims department that I need to pay for an estimate to repair the window that the dish technician damaged. I do not think this is fair, & I do not think this is good business practice. If I would have broken any equipment from dish it would have been my responsibility solely to pay for the equipment why do I have to pay for an estimate to have a window fixed that a dish technician broke? This is been going on since September 11th and the problem has not been resolved. No one called to let me know the update I was just told today from a representative of the office of the president her name is Ingrid her ID number is, I was told that since I haven’t paid for the estimate this problem cannot be resolved. This is just an example of a big corporation taking advantage of little people. Dish Network has more money than I do I’m leaving work the broken window and frame that was done by one of their technicians.


Kristie Smith October 24, 2015 at 11:25 am

DON’T SIGN UP FOR DISH!! I rate Dish below Negative 0. Was with Directv for 12 years, just moved, thought we would try Dish for the first time, they offered Netflix free for 1 year, plus we wanted Glen Beck channel. Signed up on Oct. 8th, 2015, the tech didn’t even make sure all our tv’s were working properly before leaving our house. I called Dish later to inform them that we needed a tech out to fix the other tvs, they told me I had to wait until after our internet tech showed up to install our internet. They said it was two separate things, and I had to wait to get a tv tech out, after the internet was hooked up. Well the earliest we could get the internet hooked up 2 weeks later on Oct. 23rd. On Oct. 23rd the internet tech was late for the appt., I had set up for the morning appt. time, which was 9am-1pm slot. I waited until then, no one showed. I had to leave my house for other appts. that I had set, and at 1:24pm, I had received a cell phone call from the internet tech, which he left no message of course. The Internet Tech was LATE for the appt., so I called DISH, they didn’t care, said I was not home at the time the tech showed up, so they rescheduled our internet for Nov. 16th. So after 2 weeks with Dish, I still don’t have the service that we both agreed to and that I signed up for. DISH is in DEFAULT of contract, therefore once cancellation takes place, they should not be able to charge early cancellation fees!!


Patsy October 22, 2015 at 7:04 pm

This company is awful. They should go out of business. Beware..Beware
Do not use Dish..
They let a family member use my bank card without my permission. .billed my card on auto pay for 5 months. ..and Dish added me to the
account without my permission.
I never agreed to this. Now Dish refuses to refund me my money and they refuses to remove my name from the account..Fraud Fraud Fraud


Chauncey Bingham November 12, 2015 at 2:29 am

I hope you go to the STATE where you live and file federal charges for FRAUD and ILLEGAL use of your bank card WITHOUT proper and legal AUTHORIZATION from YOU! Oh trust me, I do NOT like DISH, we are with them right now, but NOT for long! This company is ridiculous in everything they do and how they conduct themselves in business and the blatant and total IDIOTS they hire! You my dear NEED to press charges against whomever used your card, make THEM pay all these charges, just turn this over to your local D.A. and they will make sure this gets handled as it should be! Good luck to you!


Deana October 22, 2015 at 1:38 pm

HORRIBLE company. Harassed a 79 year old woman after canceling her service. The equipment was owned by her and they had a person call her demanding $450 for the cancellation of her service and for not returning the equipment. There was never a contract as Dish came into her condo complex after another company went out of business. When I called to cancel the service on her behalf, they verified that her account was paid in full, stated that the equipment does not to be returned as it belonged to the previous company and that they couldn’t take possession of the previous company’s equipment. This agent threatened her that Dish would take her to court. STAY AWAY for the company. You will regret ever signing up for them!!!!!!!


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Marvin Hunt November 2, 2015 at 8:47 pm

They have lied to me numerous times and I intend to reach the CEO or someone other than the lying reps at Dish. I am sick of the lies that have cost me money by calling in from work to be home for a dish appointment and they change the appointment day with no notice at all. This is only one lie of the many.


David Morrison October 21, 2015 at 10:00 am

DISH is a complete joke of a company….. Their equipment failed routinely; tech support was dismal; and their service cost a fortune. I switched to Direct TV about a year ago and have nothing but good to say about them! DISH, on the other hand, continues to mail offers to my home address, this despite at least a dozen calls to get removed from their mailing lists. These are not letters from third party companies – they are direct from DISH. I’m completely fed up and will now be calling their corporate offices twice for every junk letter they send me. If that doesn’t work, I’m contacting the Better Business Bureau.


Angie October 20, 2015 at 2:36 pm

I will NEVER in a million yrs refer anyone to dish. I cancelled services w/ them asked them to cancel my auto payments. I received a letter stating my acct would be drafted on the 28th. I then received a letter stating it would be drafted on the 18th. I called dish and the Rep Jessica informed me that it would not automatically draft because the acct is closed!!! She ASSURED me that it wouldn’t. I check my acct on the 20th only to discover dish unauthorizedly drafted my acct. I spoke w/ several reps and supervisors that stated that it was drafted in error but there was nothing they could do about it. I will be definately looking into legal actions!!!!!


Chris Harris October 16, 2015 at 10:04 am

This was my second, and final time using Dish Network. They are complete rip offs. You’re told one thing, and they do another. I was told I would NOT be charged without first seeing a so called copy of my contract. I “supposedly” signed this contract, per your customer service representative. However, when i asked to be emailed a copy of my signature and contract, they told me it’d take 48 hours to email it. Its been 2 weeks and still, NO EMAIL. They did, however, send me a confirmation of payment email after debiting my acct without permission. In fact, I actually spoke to two people telling them to take me off auto draft that I never signed up for. I was told that I would be taken off auto pay. They say the calls are recorded but never have the capability to pull them. I guess they can only do that when its in their favor. This was after a threatening e-mail stating that if I didn’t sign back up they would draft my acct. I think the CEO Joseph P. Clayton should know that stealing people’s money is a bad way to stay in business. I know I am only just another account number in their system and don’t matter at all to a multi million dollar cooperation, but its little peon acct numbers like mine that keep businesses like this a float. I am extremely unhappy with the way I was treated, and in essence stolen from. I will be contacting the Better Business Bureau, as well as any family or friends that currently use dish or were considering it. Also I’d like to throw in that the friend who referred me never got his PS-4 that he was promised after I was the third referral. Imagine that…. Should’ve been my red flag….


K Cox October 15, 2015 at 3:12 pm

I am not a Dish customer but I was looking to purchase the service. After my experience, I will never become one either. I called your customer service line and asked to speak with a call center here in the United States but only received individuals in the Philippines. I was told I am not able to speak with someone here in the US.

If I wanted to do business with individuals in a foreign country, I would go there, but I do not wish to.
Thanks for showing your support for the US.


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