Recent Posts tagged with EchoStar Satellite Services

EchoStar Satellite Services President Dean Olmstead Passes Away

Dean Olmstead, president of EchoStar Satellite Services L.L.C., has passed away after a hard-fought battle with cancer. Olmstead joined EchoStar shortly after the company’s spin-off from DISH Network in January 2008, and was instrumental in building the foundation and guiding the strategic course for the company’s then-nascent satellite operations. “Olmstead will be remembered as a […]  More

Deluxe, EchoStar Partner Up to Build Satellite Distribution Network for Theaters

Deluxe Digital Cinema (a subsidiary of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group) and EchoStar Satellite Services (a subsidiary of EchoStar Corp.), have formed Deluxe/EchoStar LLC, a joint venture to build a digital cinema satellite distribution network targeting delivery to digitally equipped theaters in the U.S. and Canada. “EchoStar Satellite Services has developed a strong partnership with Deluxe, […]  More

Echostar Taps Ken Carrol as New COO

EchoStar Satellite Services has named Ken Carroll as named Chief Operating Officer. Carroll will report to Dean Olmstead, president of EchoStar Satellite Services, and will have operational oversight over capacity leasing, ViP-TV, and other satellite-related businesses as they become operational. A 20-year satellite industry veteran, Carroll most recently served as President and COO at WildBlue, a nationwide […]  More

XStreamHD To Deliver Direct-to-Home Cinema Via EchoStar Satellite Services

XStreamHD has entered into a long-term satellite service agreement with EchoStar Satellite Services (a subsidiary of EchoStar Corp.).  XStreamHD, which specializes in the delivery and distribution of HD entertainment directly to the home, is using satellite capacity from the EchoStar-leased AMC-16 satellite that is centrally located at 85 degrees west longitude.  This enables XStreamHD to […]  More

Duncan Cable Signs on as First Cable Provider to Deliver EchoStar’s ViP-TV

EchoStar Satellite Services (a subsidiary of EchoStar Corp.), has announced a deal to deliver its ViP-TV service to Duncan Cable TV in Vermont, marking the first cable company to utilize EchoStar’s IP-encapsulated video delivery system. With a ViP-TV-connected headend, Duncan Cable will be able to deliver more than 45 HD TV channels. Duncan Cable provides […]  More

Mexico SES Affiliate To Expand Satellite Services with EchoStar

Global satellite operator SES S.A. has announced that its affiliate Sistemas Satelitales de México (SSM) has received approval from the Mexican government to offer Ku-band satellite capacity into Mexico from its AMC-15 and AMC-16 satellites. EchoStar Satellite Services (a subsidiary of EchoStar Corp.) has acquired the rights to use this capacity from SES and now […]  More

TTI joins EchoStar’s ViP-TV Reseller Program

EchoStar Satellite Services (a subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation) has announced that Georgia-based video and data services provider Transparent Technologies, Inc. (TTI), has joined the ViP-TV Reseller Program. As a reseller, TTI will market ViP-TV services to cable systems, telco operators, universities, healthcare facilities, hospitality venues, and other enterprises. TTI presents service providers across the nation […]  More

EchoStar Satellite Services Acquires Mexico’s Leading Satellite Provider in Satmex

EchoStar Satellite Services (a subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation) and MVS Comunicaciones, one of the largest media and telecommunications companies in Mexico, have engineered a deal to acquire an ownership interest in Satélites Mexicanos, S.A. de C.V. (Satmex), Mexico’s leading satellite operator. Together, EchoStar and MVS Comunicaciones will acquire all of the outstanding stock of Satmex. […]  More

EchoStar Donating Satellite Comm Services to Haiti Relief Agencies

EchoStar Satellite Services is donating satellite communications services to Haiti relief agencies following the disastrous earthquake. As part of its outreach, EchoStar notified the FCC about its intentions on Jan. 14. EchoStar is offering Ku-band satellite bandwidth capacity from its EchoStar IX satellite located at 121 degrees W.L. Relief agencies seeking to establish an emergency […]  More

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