EchoStar Corporation is an American company, a worldwide provider of satellite communication solutions and Internet services through its Hughes Network Systems and EchoStar Satellite Services business segments. It is the owner and operator of the satellite fleet for DISH among other customers.
Prior to the completion of a transaction with DISH on March 1, 2017, the company also designed and manufactured set-top boxes for DISH, Bell TV in Canada. It also owned Sling Media, which designs and builds the Slingbox TV streaming device. Prior to 2008, it operated the Dish Network service brand, which was spun off as DISH on January 1, 2008.