Earnings more than doubled for Dish


Dish Network reported that Q1 revenues were up 5.5% to $3.22 billion. But profits shot up a lot more.

Net income attributable to shareholders rose to $549 million – more than double the $231 million of Q1 a year earlier. Earnings per share rose to $1.22 from 52 cents.

The satellite TV company reports that it has approximately 14,191,000 subscribers, up 58,000 for the quarter.