May 8 Dish Network Corp, the
second-largest U.S. satellite TV company, reported a 6 percent
rise in first-quarter revenue as it added a net 40,000 pay-TV
Wall Street analysts had expected the company to add a net
21,900 subscribers in the quarter ended March 31, according to
market research firm StreetAccount.
Revenue rose to $3.59 billion from $3.38 billion a year
Net income attributable to the company fell to $175.9
million, or 38 cents per share, from $215.6 million, or 47 cents
per share, a year earlier.
(Reporting by Soham Chatterjee; Editing by Don Sebastian)