Document
false--12-31Q22019000141540422937188140000001P1YP1YP5YP1YP1YP5YP4YP3YP5YP180DP365D3000000100000060000007500000600000030000000.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.00140000000008000000001600000000800000000800000000400000000080000000016000000008000000008000000000541425664768703900561896724768703900476576454768703900497047514768703900.0650.076250.05250.0650.066252000000P1YP1YP15YP10YP10YP5YP1YP5YP10Y32000000210000001100000030000002100000048000000150000000.0010.00120000000200000000000P4YP12YP15YP15YP40YP2YP1YP2YP10YP1Y0001000000100000060000000200000012000000100000000P1Y00 0001415404 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:CommonClassAMember 2019-08-01 0001415404 us-gaap:CommonClassBMember 2019-08-01 0001415404 2018-12-31 0001415404 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:CommonClassDMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:CommonClassCMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:CommonClassBMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:CommonClassAMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:CommonClassCMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:CommonClassBMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:CommonClassAMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:CommonClassDMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:PreferredStockMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:PreferredStockMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:ProductMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:ServicesAndOtherRevenueMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:ServicesAndOtherRevenueMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:ProductMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:ServicesAndOtherRevenueMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:ServicesAndOtherRevenueMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:ProductMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:ServicesAndOtherRevenueMember sats:DISHNetworkMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:ProductMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:ServicesAndOtherRevenueMember sats:DISHNetworkMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:ServicesAndOtherRevenueMember sats:DISHNetworkMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:ServicesAndOtherRevenueMember sats:DISHNetworkMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:CommonStockMember 2019-03-31 0001415404 us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapitalMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapitalMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:RetainedEarningsMember 2019-03-31 0001415404 us-gaap:CommonStockMember 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:TreasuryStockMember 2018-03-31 0001415404 us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapitalMember 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:CommonStockMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:RetainedEarningsMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:TreasuryStockMember 2019-03-31 0001415404 us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterestMember 2018-06-30 0001415404 2019-03-31 0001415404 us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterestMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 2018-03-31 0001415404 us-gaap:RetainedEarningsMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterestMember 2018-03-31 0001415404 us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapitalMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:CommonStockMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapitalMember 2018-03-31 0001415404 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapitalMember 2019-03-31 0001415404 us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterestMember 2019-03-31 0001415404 us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterestMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterestMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:CommonStockMember 2018-03-31 0001415404 us-gaap:TreasuryStockMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:TreasuryStockMember 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:RetainedEarningsMember 2018-03-31 0001415404 us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeMember 2018-03-31 0001415404 us-gaap:RetainedEarningsMember 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:RetainedEarningsMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeMember 2019-03-31 0001415404 us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeMember 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:TreasuryStockMember 2018-01-01 0001415404 us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterestMember 2017-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:RetainedEarningsMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapitalMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:CommonStockMember 2017-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapitalMember 2017-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeMember 2018-01-01 0001415404 us-gaap:RetainedEarningsMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapitalMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:TreasuryStockMember 2017-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterestMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 2018-01-01 0001415404 us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterestMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterestMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:TreasuryStockMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:CommonStockMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:RetainedEarningsMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapitalMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterestMember 2018-01-01 0001415404 us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapitalMember 2018-01-01 0001415404 2017-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:CommonStockMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:RetainedEarningsMember 2018-01-01 0001415404 us-gaap:CommonStockMember 2018-01-01 0001415404 us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeMember 2017-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:RetainedEarningsMember 2017-12-31 0001415404 sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:EchoStarTechnologiesBusinessMember sats:ShareExchangeAgreementMember 2017-12-31 0001415404 sats:DISHNetworkMember us-gaap:CommonClassAMember 2019-05-31 0001415404 sats:BSSCorp.Member us-gaap:CommonStockMember 2019-05-31 0001415404 2019-01-01 0001415404 us-gaap:AccountingStandardsUpdate201602Member 2019-01-01 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember sats:SalesAndServicesMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember sats:ServicesDesignDevelopmentAndConstructionMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:LeaseReceivableMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:SalesAndServicesMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:SalesAndServicesMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember sats:ServicesDesignDevelopmentAndConstructionMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:SalesAndServicesMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:ServiceMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:ServicesDesignDevelopmentAndConstructionMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember sats:LeaseReceivableMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:EquipmentProductMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:EquipmentProductMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:ServiceMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:LeaseReceivableMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:LeaseReceivableMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember sats:EquipmentProductMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember sats:SalesAndServicesMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember sats:LeaseReceivableMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:LeaseReceivableMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:SalesAndServicesMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:SalesAndServicesMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:SalesAndServicesMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember sats:EquipmentProductMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:ServicesDesignDevelopmentAndConstructionMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember sats:EquipmentProductMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:EquipmentProductMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:ServicesDesignDevelopmentAndConstructionMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:SalesAndServicesMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:EquipmentProductMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember us-gaap:ServiceMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember us-gaap:ServiceMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember us-gaap:ServiceMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:ServiceMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember sats:EquipmentProductMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:ServicesDesignDevelopmentAndConstructionMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:SalesAndServicesMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember us-gaap:ServiceMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:LeaseReceivableMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:LeaseReceivableMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:ServicesDesignDevelopmentAndConstructionMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:ServicesDesignDevelopmentAndConstructionMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:EquipmentProductMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:LeaseReceivableMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:EquipmentProductMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:ServicesDesignDevelopmentAndConstructionMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember sats:LeaseReceivableMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:ServicesDesignDevelopmentAndConstructionMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember us-gaap:ServiceMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember sats:SalesAndServicesMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:LeaseReceivableMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember sats:SalesAndServicesMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:EquipmentProductMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:LeaseReceivableMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:ServicesDesignDevelopmentAndConstructionMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:LeaseReceivableMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember us-gaap:ServiceMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:SalesAndServicesMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:EquipmentProductMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:SalesAndServicesMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:EquipmentProductMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember sats:ServicesDesignDevelopmentAndConstructionMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:ServicesDesignDevelopmentAndConstructionMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:SalesAndServicesMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:EquipmentProductMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:ServicesDesignDevelopmentAndConstructionMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:ServicesDesignDevelopmentAndConstructionMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember sats:ServicesDesignDevelopmentAndConstructionMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember us-gaap:ServiceMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:SalesAndServicesMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember us-gaap:ServiceMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:LeaseReceivableMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember sats:LeaseReceivableMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember us-gaap:ServiceMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember us-gaap:ServiceMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember us-gaap:ServiceMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:LeaseReceivableMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember us-gaap:ServiceMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:ServiceMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:EquipmentProductMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:EquipmentProductMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember sats:SouthAndCentralAmericaMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:AllOtherGeographicSegmentsMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:AllOtherGeographicSegmentsMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:AllOtherGeographicSegmentsMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:SouthAndCentralAmericaMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember sats:SouthAndCentralAmericaMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:SouthAndCentralAmericaMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:SouthAndCentralAmericaMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember srt:NorthAmericaMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:SouthAndCentralAmericaMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember srt:NorthAmericaMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:AllOtherGeographicSegmentsMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember sats:SouthAndCentralAmericaMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:AllOtherGeographicSegmentsMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:SouthAndCentralAmericaMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:AllOtherGeographicSegmentsMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember srt:NorthAmericaMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:SouthAndCentralAmericaMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember srt:NorthAmericaMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:AllOtherGeographicSegmentsMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:AllOtherGeographicSegmentsMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember srt:NorthAmericaMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 srt:NorthAmericaMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:AllOtherGeographicSegmentsMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember sats:AllOtherGeographicSegmentsMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:SouthAndCentralAmericaMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 srt:NorthAmericaMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:SouthAndCentralAmericaMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:SouthAndCentralAmericaMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:AllOtherGeographicSegmentsMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember sats:AllOtherGeographicSegmentsMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember srt:NorthAmericaMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember srt:NorthAmericaMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember srt:NorthAmericaMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember sats:AllOtherGeographicSegmentsMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember sats:AllOtherGeographicSegmentsMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 srt:NorthAmericaMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:SouthAndCentralAmericaMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:AllOtherGeographicSegmentsMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember srt:NorthAmericaMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:SouthAndCentralAmericaMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:SouthAndCentralAmericaMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember srt:NorthAmericaMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember sats:SouthAndCentralAmericaMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember sats:AllOtherGeographicSegmentsMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember srt:NorthAmericaMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 srt:NorthAmericaMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OperatingSegmentsMember srt:NorthAmericaMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 2019-07-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:LeaseReceivableMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:TradeAccountsReceivableMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 sats:LeaseReceivableMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:TradeAccountsReceivableMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:AssetsLeasedToOthersRealEstateMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:AssetsLeasedToOthersCustomerPremisesEquipmentMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:AssetsLeasedToOthersMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:AssetsLeasedToOthersSatellitesMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:AssetsLeasedToOthersRealEstateMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:AssetsLeasedToOthersMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:AssetsLeasedToOthersSatellitesMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:AssetsLeasedToOthersMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:AssetsLeasedToOthersCustomerPremisesEquipmentMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:AssetsLeasedToOthersSatellitesMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:AssetsLeasedToOthersCustomerPremisesEquipmentMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:AssetsLeasedToOthersRealEstateMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:StockCompensationPlanMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:StockCompensationPlanMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:StockCompensationPlanMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:StockCompensationPlanMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:AccumulatedTranslationAdjustmentMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:AccumulatedTranslationAdjustmentMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:AccumulatedNetUnrealizedInvestmentGainLossMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:AOCIAttributableToParentOtherMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:AOCIAttributableToParentOtherMember 2018-01-01 0001415404 sats:AOCIAttributableToParentOtherMember 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:AccumulatedNetUnrealizedInvestmentGainLossMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:AOCIAttributableToParentOtherMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:AccumulatedTranslationAdjustmentMember 2018-01-01 0001415404 us-gaap:AccumulatedNetUnrealizedInvestmentGainLossMember 2018-01-01 0001415404 sats:AOCIAttributableToParentOtherMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:AccumulatedNetUnrealizedInvestmentGainLossMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:AOCIAttributableToParentOtherMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:AccumulatedTranslationAdjustmentMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:AccumulatedTranslationAdjustmentMember 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:AccumulatedNetUnrealizedInvestmentGainLossMember 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:AOCIAttributableToParentOtherMember 2017-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:AccumulatedTranslationAdjustmentMember 2017-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:AccumulatedNetUnrealizedInvestmentGainLossMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:AccumulatedTranslationAdjustmentMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:AccumulatedNetUnrealizedInvestmentGainLossMember 2017-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:GainLossOnInvestmentsMember1 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:GainLossOnInvestmentsMember1 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:CorporateBondSecuritiesExcludingFairValueOptionMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:GainLossOnInvestmentsMember1 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:GainLossOnInvestmentsMember1 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:CorporateBondSecuritiesExcludingFairValueOptionMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel2Member us-gaap:OtherDebtSecuritiesMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel2Member 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel2Member us-gaap:CorporateBondSecuritiesMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel2Member 2018-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel1Member 2018-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:CorporateBondSecuritiesMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OtherDebtSecuritiesMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel1Member us-gaap:CorporateBondSecuritiesMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel1Member us-gaap:OtherDebtSecuritiesMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel1Member us-gaap:CorporateBondSecuritiesMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel1Member 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel2Member us-gaap:CorporateBondSecuritiesMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OtherDebtSecuritiesMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel2Member us-gaap:OtherDebtSecuritiesMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:CorporateBondSecuritiesMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel1Member us-gaap:OtherDebtSecuritiesMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 sats:DebtSecuritiesExcludingFairValueOptionMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:DebtSecuritiesExcludingFairValueOptionMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 sats:FurnitureFixturesEquipmentAndOtherMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:BuildingAndBuildingImprovementsMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:FurnitureFixturesEquipmentAndOtherMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:FurnitureFixturesEquipmentAndOtherMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:CustomerRentalEquipmentMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:BuildingAndBuildingImprovementsMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:SatellitesMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:FurnitureFixturesEquipmentAndOtherMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:CustomerRentalEquipmentMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:BuildingAndBuildingImprovementsMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:CustomerRentalEquipmentMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:BuildingAndBuildingImprovementsMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:SatellitesMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:SatellitesMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:CustomerRentalEquipmentMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:SatellitesMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:FurnitureFixturesEquipmentAndOtherMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:ConstructionInProgressMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:LandMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:ConstructionInProgressMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:LandMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 sats:SatellitesMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 sats:FurnitureFixturesEquipmentAndOtherMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:CustomerRentalEquipmentMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:BuildingAndBuildingImprovementsMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 sats:SatellitesMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:BuildingAndBuildingImprovementsMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:AssetsHeldUnderCapitalLeasesMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 sats:CustomerRentalEquipmentMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 sats:AssetHeldUnderFinanceLeaseMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:ConstructionInProgressOtherMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:ProgressAmountsForSatelliteConstructionIncludingPrepaymentsUnderCapitalLeasesAndLaunchCostsMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:ProgressAmountsForSatelliteConstructionIncludingPrepaymentsUnderCapitalLeasesAndLaunchCostsMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 sats:ConstructionInProgressOtherMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 sats:SatelliteRelatedEquipmentMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 sats:SatelliteRelatedEquipmentMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:SatellitesOwnedMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:SatellitesLeasedMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:SatellitesOwnedMember sats:BSSTransactionMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:SatellitesLeasedMember sats:BSSTransactionMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 srt:MinimumMember us-gaap:AssetsHeldUnderCapitalLeasesMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 srt:MaximumMember sats:FurnitureFixturesEquipmentAndOtherMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 srt:MinimumMember sats:FurnitureFixturesEquipmentAndOtherMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 srt:MaximumMember us-gaap:BuildingAndBuildingImprovementsMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 srt:MinimumMember sats:CustomerRentalEquipmentMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 srt:MaximumMember us-gaap:AssetsHeldUnderCapitalLeasesMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 srt:MinimumMember sats:SatellitesMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 srt:MinimumMember us-gaap:BuildingAndBuildingImprovementsMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 srt:MaximumMember sats:SatellitesMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 srt:MaximumMember sats:CustomerRentalEquipmentMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OtherIntangibleAssetsMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:OtherIntangibleAssetsMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:SeniorSecuredNotes6.50PercentDue2019Member 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:SeniorSecuredNotes6.50PercentDue2019Member 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:SeniorSecuredNotes5.250PercentDue2026Member 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:SeniorSecuredNotes5.250PercentDue2026Member 2018-12-31 0001415404 sats:UnamortizedDebtIssuanceCostsMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:SeniorUnsecuredNotes6.625PercentDue2026Member 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:SeniorNotes7.625PercentDue2021Member 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:SeniorNotes7.625PercentDue2021Member 2018-12-31 0001415404 sats:SeniorSecuredNotes6.50PercentDue2019Member 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:SeniorUnsecuredNotes6.625PercentDue2026Member 2018-12-31 0001415404 sats:SeniorSecuredNotes6.50PercentDue2019Member 2018-12-31 0001415404 sats:UnamortizedDebtIssuanceCostsMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpensesMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:ResearchAndDevelopmentExpenseMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:ResearchAndDevelopmentExpenseMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:ResearchAndDevelopmentExpenseMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpensesMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpensesMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpensesMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:ResearchAndDevelopmentExpenseMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:SatelliteRelatedObligationMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:SatelliteRelatedObligationMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 sats:HughesNetworkSystemsMember sats:EchoStarCorporationMember sats:RealtimeDataLLCMember 2017-02-14 2017-02-14 0001415404 sats:HughesNetworkSystemsMember srt:SubsidiariesMember sats:ElbitMember 2017-08-07 2017-08-07 0001415404 sats:HughesNetworkSystemsMember srt:SubsidiariesMember sats:ElbitMember 2018-03-30 2018-03-30 0001415404 sats:HughesNetworkSystemsMember srt:SubsidiariesMember sats:ElbitMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:HughesNetworkSystemsMember srt:SubsidiariesMember sats:ElbitMember sats:PreandPostJudgmentInterestCostsMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:HughesNetworkSystemsMember srt:SubsidiariesMember sats:ElbitMember sats:JuryVerdictMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:RealtimeDataLLCMember sats:Patent728Member 2018-02-13 2018-02-13 0001415404 sats:HughesNetworkSystemsMember srt:SubsidiariesMember sats:ElbitMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 sats:AllOtherSegmentsAndEliminationsMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember sats:AllOtherSegmentsAndEliminationsMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:IntersegmentEliminationMember sats:AllOtherSegmentsAndEliminationsMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember sats:AllOtherSegmentsAndEliminationsMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember sats:AllOtherSegmentsAndEliminationsMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:IntersegmentEliminationMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:AllOtherSegmentsAndEliminationsMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItemsMember sats:AllOtherSegmentsAndEliminationsMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:AllOtherSegmentsAndEliminationsMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:IntersegmentEliminationMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:IntersegmentEliminationMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:IntersegmentEliminationMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:AllOtherSegmentsAndEliminationsMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:IntersegmentEliminationMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:IntersegmentEliminationMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:IntersegmentEliminationMember sats:AllOtherSegmentsAndEliminationsMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:IntersegmentEliminationMember sats:AllOtherSegmentsAndEliminationsMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:IntersegmentEliminationMember sats:HughesBusinessSegmentMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:IntersegmentEliminationMember sats:AllOtherSegmentsAndEliminationsMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:IntersegmentEliminationMember sats:EchoStarSatelliteServicesBusinessMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:CollocationandAntennaSpaceAgreementsMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 srt:ScenarioForecastMember sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:DBSDNorthAmericaAgreementMember 2022-02-01 2022-02-28 0001415404 sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:TelemetryTrackingAndControlAgreementMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:EchoStarXVIMember sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:SatelliteCapacityLeaseAgreementMember 2016-07-01 2016-07-31 0001415404 sats:EchoStarXVIMember sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:SatelliteCapacityLeaseAgreementMember 2012-12-01 2012-12-31 0001415404 sats:DeluxeEchoStarLLCMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:TerreStarAgreementMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:BroadbandConnectivitySolutionsMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:AmendedandRestatedProfessionalServicesAgreementMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:SatelliteAndTrackingStockTransactionMember 2014-03-01 2014-03-31 0001415404 sats:RelatedPartyTransactionsLesseeOperatingLeaseRealEstateMember sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:CheyenneLeaseAgreementMember 2018-08-31 0001415404 sats:TerreStarSolutionsInc.Member 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:DishMexicoMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:DBSDNorthAmericaAgreementMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:DeluxeEchoStarLLCMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:PreferredTrackingStockMember sats:HughesRetailGroupMember sats:SatelliteAndTrackingStockTransactionMember 2017-02-01 2017-02-28 0001415404 sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:HughesBroadbandMasterServicesAgreementMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:GlobalIPRevenueMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:GlobalIPRevenueMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:RelatedPartyTransactionsLesseeOperatingLeaseRealEstateMember sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:CheyenneLeaseAgreementMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:DBSDNorthAmericaAgreementMember 2019-02-01 2019-02-28 0001415404 sats:HughesSystiqueCorporationMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:BroadbandConnectivitySolutionsMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:HughesBroadbandMasterServicesAgreementMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:TelesatCanadaMember sats:Nimiq5Member sats:SatelliteCapacityLeaseAgreementMember 2009-09-30 0001415404 sats:MaxarTechnologiesInc.Member 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:QuetzSat1Member sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:SatelliteCapacityLeaseAgreementMember 2013-02-28 0001415404 sats:GlobalIPRevenueMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 srt:MaximumMember sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:CollocationandAntennaSpaceAgreementsMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:DishMexicoMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:MaxarTechnologiesInc.Member 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:BroadbandConnectivitySolutionsMember 2018-08-01 2018-08-31 0001415404 sats:RelatedPartyTransactionsLessorOperatingLeaseRealEstateMember sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:MeridianLeaseAgreementMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:AsiaSatMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:Nimiq5Member sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:SatelliteCapacityLeaseAgreementMember 2009-09-30 0001415404 sats:DeluxeEchoStarLLCMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:RelatedPartyTransactionsLessorOperatingLeaseRealEstateMember sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:A100InvernessLeaseAgreementMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:HughesBroadbandDistributionAgreementMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:DishMexicoMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:TerreStarSolutionsInc.Member 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:PatentCrossLicenseAgreementsMember 2011-12-01 2011-12-31 0001415404 sats:RelatedPartyTransactionsLesseeOperatingLeaseRealEstateMember sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:GilbertLeaseAgreementMember 2018-08-31 0001415404 sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:HughesBroadbandDistributionAgreementMember 2012-10-01 2012-10-31 0001415404 sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:EchoStarTechnologiesBusinessMember sats:ShareExchangeAgreementMember 2017-02-28 0001415404 sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:HughesBroadbandMasterServicesAgreementMember 2017-03-01 2017-03-31 0001415404 sats:TerreStarSolutionsInc.Member 2018-12-31 0001415404 sats:RelatedPartyTransactionsLessorOperatingLeaseRealEstateMember sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:CheyenneLeaseAgreementMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:EchoStarAndHughesSatelliteSystemsCorporationMember sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:SatelliteAndTrackingStockTransactionMember 2014-03-01 2014-03-31 0001415404 srt:MinimumMember sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:CollocationandAntennaSpaceAgreementsMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:QuetzSat1Member sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:SatelliteCapacityLeaseAgreementMember 2008-11-30 0001415404 sats:SESLatinAmericaMember sats:QuetzSat1Member sats:SatelliteCapacityLeaseAgreementMember 2008-11-30 0001415404 sats:TerreStarSolutionsInc.Member 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:HughesBroadbandMasterServicesAgreementMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:HughesBroadbandMasterServicesAgreementMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:BroadbandConnectivitySolutionsMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:RelatedPartyTransactionsLessorOperatingLeaseRealEstateMember sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:SantaFeLeaseAgreementMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:PatentCrossLicenseAgreementsMember 2016-12-01 2016-12-31 0001415404 sats:RelatedPartyTransactionsLesseeOperatingLeaseRealEstateMember sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:GilbertLeaseAgreementMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:CollocationandAntennaSpaceAgreementsMember 2015-08-01 2015-08-31 0001415404 sats:RelatedPartyTransactionsLesseeOperatingLeaseRealEstateMember sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:GilbertLeaseAgreementMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:HughesEquipmentAndServiceAgreementMember 2019-02-01 2019-02-28 0001415404 sats:EchoStarXVIMember sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:SatelliteCapacityLeaseAgreementMember 2009-12-31 0001415404 sats:HughesEquipmentAndServiceAgreementMember 2019-02-01 2019-02-28 0001415404 sats:EchoStarXVIMember sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:SatelliteCapacityLeaseAgreementMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:RelatedPartyTransactionsLesseeOperatingLeaseRealEstateMember sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:AmericanForkOccupancyLicenseAgreementMember 2017-08-31 0001415404 sats:EchoStarXVIMember sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:SatelliteCapacityLeaseAgreementMember 2017-05-31 0001415404 sats:EchoStarXVIMember sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:SatelliteCapacityLeaseAgreementMember 2016-07-31 0001415404 sats:RelatedPartyTransactionsLesseeOperatingLeaseRealEstateMember sats:DISHNetworkMember sats:CheyenneLeaseAgreementMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:CielSatelliteHoldingsIncMember sats:SatelliteCapacityLeaseAgreementMember 2012-05-31 0001415404 sats:DishMexicoMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:GlobalIPRevenueMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 sats:DishMexicoMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 sats:DeluxeEchoStarLLCMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:AsiaSatMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:BroadbandConnectivitySolutionsMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 sats:TerreStarSolutionsInc.Member 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:AsiaSatMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:GlobalIPRevenueMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:DeluxeEchoStarLLCMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 sats:DishMexicoMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:AsiaSatMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:TerreStarSolutionsInc.Member 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:DeluxeEchoStarLLCMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:GlobalIPRevenueMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 srt:WeightedAverageMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:ContractAcquisitionCostsMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 sats:ContractAcquisitionCostsMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OtherNoncurrentAssetsMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OtherNoncurrentAssetsMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:ContractAcquisitionCostsMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:ContractAcquisitionCostsMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OtherNoncurrentAssetsMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OtherNoncurrentAssetsMember 2018-12-31 0001415404 us-gaap:OtherNoncurrentAssetsMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:ContractAcquisitionCostsMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:ContractAcquisitionCostsMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 sats:ContractFulfillmentCostsMember 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:CostOfSalesMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:CostOfSalesMember 2019-01-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:CostOfSalesMember 2018-01-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:CostOfSalesMember 2019-04-01 2019-06-30 0001415404 us-gaap:OtherNoncurrentAssetsMember 2018-04-01 2018-06-30 0001415404 sats:ContractFulfillmentCostsMember 2018-12-31 iso4217:USD iso4217:USD xbrli:shares sats:segment xbrli:shares xbrli:pure sats:term sats:transponder sats:claim sats:patent utreg:mi sats:satellite
Table of Contents


UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C.  20549
 
FORM 10-Q
 
(Mark One)
 
QUARTERLY REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
FOR THE QUARTERLY PERIOD ENDED JUNE 30, 2019.
 
OR

TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
FOR THE TRANSITION PERIOD FROM                TO                
 
Commission File Number:  001-33807
 
EchoStar Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Nevada
 
26-1232727
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)
 
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
 
 
 
 
 
100 Inverness Terrace East,
Englewood,
Colorado
 
80112-5308
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
(Zip Code)
 
 
 
 
 
(303)
706-4000
 
 
Not Applicable
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
 
(Former name, former address and former fiscal year, if changed since last report)
 
 
 
 
 
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
 
 
Class A common stock
 $0.001 par value
 
The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC
(Title of each class)
 
(Name of each exchange on which registered)
SATS
 
 
(Ticker symbol)
 
 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such reports) and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days.  Yes    No 
 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant has submitted electronically every Interactive Data File required to be submitted pursuant to Rule 405 of Regulation S-T (§232.405 of this chapter) during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to submit such files).  Yes   No 
 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, a smaller reporting company, or an emerging growth company.  See the definitions of “large accelerated filer,” “accelerated filer,” “smaller reporting company” and “emerging growth company” in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act.  (Check one): 
Large accelerated filer
Accelerated filer 
Emerging growth company
Non-accelerated filer
Smaller reporting company
 
 
 
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a shell company (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act).  Yes  No 
 
As of August 1, 2019, the registrant’s outstanding common stock consisted of 49,719,391 shares of Class A common stock and 47,687,039 shares of Class B common stock, each $0.001 par value.


Table of Contents


TABLE OF CONTENTS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 



Table of Contents


DISCLOSURE REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
 
This Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q (“Form 10-Q”) contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, including but not limited to statements about our estimates, expectations, plans, objectives, strategies, and financial condition, expected impact of regulatory developments and legal proceedings, opportunities in our industries and businesses and other trends and projections for the next fiscal quarter and beyond. All statements, other than statements of historical facts, may be forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements may also be identified by words such as “anticipate,” “intend,” “plan,” “goal,” “seek,” “believe,” “estimate,” “expect,” “predict,” “continue,” “future,” “will,” “would,” “could,” “can,” “may” and similar terms. These forward-looking statements are based on information available to us as of the date of this Form 10-Q and represent management’s current views and assumptions. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance, events or results and involve potential known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, many of which may be beyond our control and may pose a risk to our operating and financial condition. Accordingly, actual performance, events or results could differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements due to a number of factors including, but not limited to: 

significant risks related to the construction and operation of our satellites, such as the risk of not being able to timely complete the construction of or material malfunction on one or more of our satellites, risks resulting from potentially missing our regulatory milestones, changes in the space weather environment that could interfere with the operation of our satellites and our general lack of commercial insurance coverage on our satellites;
our ability to implement and/or realize benefits of our domestic and/or international investments, commercial alliances, partnerships, joint ventures, acquisitions, dispositions and other strategic initiatives and transactions including, without limitation, the pending BSS Transaction (as defined herein);
lawsuits relating to the BSS Transaction could result in substantial costs and may delay or prevent the BSS Transaction from being consummated at all or on the terms provided for in the Master Transaction Agreement (as defined herein);
the possibility that the BSS Transaction will not be consummated on the terms or timeline currently contemplated, or at all. We have and will continue to expend time and resources of management and to incur legal, advisory and financial services fees related to the BSS Transaction regardless of whether the BSS Transaction is consummated;
uncertainty regarding the BSS Transaction may cause customers, suppliers or strategic partners to delay or defer decisions concerning us and adversely affect our ability to effectively manage our business;
if the BSS Transaction is not consummated, our reliance on DISH Network Corporation and its subsidiaries (“DISH Network”) for a significant portion of our revenue;
our ability to realize the anticipated benefits of our current satellites and any future satellite we may construct or acquire;
risks related to our foreign operations and other uncertainties associated with doing business internationally, including changes in foreign exchange rates between foreign currencies and the United States dollar, economic instability and political disturbances;
the failure of third-party providers of components, manufacturing, installation services and customer support services to appropriately deliver the contracted goods or services; and
our ability to bring advanced technologies to market to keep pace with our customers and competitors.

Other factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, those discussed under the caption Risk Factors in Part II, Item 1A of this Form 10-Q and in Part I, Item 1A of our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) as amended by Amendment No. 1 to Form 10-K on Form 10-K/A filed with the SEC (collectively referred to as our “Form 10-K”), those discussed in Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations in Part I, Item 2 of this Form 10-Q and in Part II, Item 7 of our Form 10-K and those discussed in other documents we file with the SEC.
 
All cautionary statements made herein should be read as being applicable to all forward-looking statements wherever they appear. Investors should consider the risks and uncertainties described herein and should not place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements. We do not undertake, and specifically disclaim, any obligation to publicly

i

Table of Contents


release the results of any revisions that may be made to any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.

Although we believe that the expectations reflected in any forward-looking statements are reasonable, we cannot guarantee future results, events, levels of activity, performance or achievements. We do not assume responsibility for the accuracy and completeness of any forward-looking statements. We assume no responsibility for updating forward-looking information contained or incorporated by reference herein or in any documents we file with the SEC, except as required by law.

Should one or more of the risks or uncertainties described herein or in any documents we file with the SEC occur, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, our actual results and plans could differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements.

ii

Table of Contents


PART I — FINANCIAL INFORMATION

ITEM 1.    FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
ECHOSTAR CORPORATION
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
(Amounts in thousands, except per share amounts)
 
 
As of
 
 
June 30, 2019
 
December 31, 2018
Assets
 
(Unaudited) 
 
(Audited)
Current assets:
 
 

 
 

Cash and cash equivalents
 
$
1,298,005

 
$
928,306

Marketable investment securities, at fair value
 
1,203,308

 
2,282,152

Trade accounts receivable and contract assets, net (Note 3)
 
201,561

 
201,096

Trade accounts receivable - DISH Network
 
13,943

 
14,200

Inventory
 
73,345

 
75,379

Prepaids and deposits
 
65,589

 
61,177

Other current assets
 
19,857

 
18,539

Total current assets
 
2,875,608

 
3,580,849

Noncurrent assets:
 
 

 
 

Property and equipment, net
 
3,329,794

 
3,414,908

Operating lease right-of-use assets
 
113,643

 

Goodwill
 
504,173

 
504,173

Regulatory authorizations, net
 
493,661

 
495,654

Other intangible assets, net
 
36,869

 
44,231

Investments in unconsolidated entities
 
225,582

 
262,473

Other receivables - DISH Network
 
96,733

 
95,114

Other noncurrent assets, net
 
274,028

 
263,892

Total noncurrent assets
 
5,074,483

 
5,080,445

Total assets
 
$
7,950,091

 
$
8,661,294

Liabilities and Stockholders’ Equity
 
 

 
 

Current liabilities:
 
 

 
 

Trade accounts payable
 
$
105,929

 
$
121,437

Trade accounts payable - DISH Network
 
1,113

 
1,698

Current portion of long-term debt and finance lease obligations
 
42,682

 
959,577

Contract liabilities
 
106,308

 
72,284

Accrued interest
 
42,835

 
47,416

Accrued compensation
 
44,829

 
54,242

Accrued taxes
 
16,221

 
16,013

Accrued expenses and other
 
111,745

 
72,470

Total current liabilities
 
471,662

 
1,345,137

Noncurrent liabilities:
 
 

 
 

Long-term debt and finance lease obligations, net
 
2,553,352

 
2,573,204

Deferred tax liabilities, net
 
472,872

 
465,933

Operating lease liabilities
 
94,979

 

Other noncurrent liabilities
 
114,275

 
121,546

Total noncurrent liabilities
 
3,235,478

 
3,160,683

Total liabilities
 
3,707,140

 
4,505,820

Commitments and contingencies (Note 15)
 


 


Stockholders’ equity:
 
 

 
 

Preferred stock, $0.001 par value, 20,000,000 shares authorized, none issued and outstanding at each of June 30, 2019 and December 31, 2018
 

 

Common stock, $0.001 par value, 4,000,000,000 shares authorized:
 
 

 
 

Class A common stock, $0.001 par value, 1,600,000,000 shares authorized, 56,189,672 shares issued and 49,704,751 shares outstanding at June 30, 2019 and 54,142,566 shares issued and 47,657,645 shares outstanding at December 31, 2018
 
56

 
54

Class B convertible common stock, $0.001 par value, 800,000,000 shares authorized, 47,687,039 shares issued and outstanding at each of June 30, 2019 and December 31, 2018
 
48

 
48

Class C convertible common stock, $0.001 par value, 800,000,000 shares authorized, none issued and outstanding at each of June 30, 2019 and December 31, 2018
 

 

Class D common stock, $0.001 par value, 800,000,000 shares authorized, none issued and outstanding at each of June 30, 2019 and December 31, 2018
 

 

Additional paid-in capital
 
3,777,499

 
3,702,522

Accumulated other comprehensive loss
 
(119,500
)
 
(125,100
)
Accumulated earnings
 
704,236

 
694,129

Treasury stock, at cost
 
(131,454
)
 
(131,454
)
Total EchoStar Corporation stockholders’ equity
 
4,230,885

 
4,140,199

Noncontrolling interests
 
12,066

 
15,275

Total stockholders’ equity
 
4,242,951

 
4,155,474

Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity
 
$
7,950,091

 
$
8,661,294

The accompanying notes are an integral part of these condensed consolidated financial statements.

1

Table of Contents


ECHOSTAR CORPORATION
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS
(Amounts in thousands, except per share amounts)
(Unaudited)
 
 
For the three months
ended June 30,
 
For the six months
ended June 30,
 
 
2019
 
2018
 
2019
 
2018
Revenue:
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 

Services and other revenue - DISH Network
 
$
85,057

 
$
100,171

 
$
170,945

 
$
203,976

Services and other revenue - other
 
394,422

 
375,445

 
787,902

 
730,485

Equipment revenue
 
57,645

 
50,341

 
109,359

 
93,288

Total revenue
 
537,124

 
525,957

 
1,068,206

 
1,027,749

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Costs and expenses:
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 

Cost of sales - services and other (exclusive of depreciation and amortization)
 
153,198

 
151,157

 
306,769

 
299,902

Cost of sales - equipment (exclusive of depreciation and amortization)
 
46,549

 
41,865

 
91,556

 
80,936

Selling, general and administrative expenses
 
152,629

 
103,074

 
264,763

 
206,349

Research and development expenses
 
6,388

 
6,647

 
13,276

 
13,784

Depreciation and amortization
 
155,410

 
148,449

 
309,631

 
294,003

Total costs and expenses
 
514,174

 
451,192

 
985,995

 
894,974

Operating income
 
22,950

 
74,765

 
82,211

 
132,775

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Other income (expense):
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 

Interest income
 
23,213

 
19,253

 
47,642

 
34,888

Interest expense, net of amounts capitalized
 
(60,163
)
 
(61,534
)
 
(120,045
)
 
(124,285
)
Gains (losses) on investments, net
 
12,856

 
65,396

 
19,791

 
28,733

Equity in losses of unconsolidated affiliates, net
 
(4,754
)
 
(2,058
)
 
(11,107
)
 
(3,067
)
Other, net
 
1,760

 
(336
)
 
558

 
(132
)
Total other income (expense), net
 
(27,088
)
 
20,721

 
(63,161
)
 
(63,863
)
Income (loss) before income taxes
 
(4,138
)
 
95,486

 
19,050

 
68,912

Income tax provision, net
 
(922
)
 
(17,802
)
 
(9,102
)
 
(12,399
)
Net income (loss)
 
(5,060
)
 
77,684

 
9,948

 
56,513

Less: Net income attributable to noncontrolling interests
 
632

 
462

 
1,438

 
842

Net income (loss) attributable to EchoStar Corporation common stock
 
$
(5,692
)
 
$
77,222

 
$
8,510

 
$
55,671

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Earnings per share - Class A and B common stock:
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 

Basic earnings (loss) per share
 
$
(0.06
)
 
$
0.80

 
$
0.09

 
$
0.58

Diluted earnings (loss) per share
 
$
(0.06
)
 
$
0.80

 
$
0.09

 
$
0.57











The accompanying notes are an integral part of these condensed consolidated financial statements.

2

Table of Contents


ECHOSTAR CORPORATION
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF COMPREHENSIVE INCOME (LOSS)
(Amounts in thousands)
(Unaudited)
 
 
For the three months
ended June 30,
 
For the six months
ended June 30,
 
 
2019
 
2018
 
2019
 
2018
Net income (loss)
 
$
(5,060
)
 
$
77,684

 
$
9,948

 
$
56,513

Other comprehensive income (loss), net of tax:
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 

Foreign currency translation adjustments
 
2,896

 
(43,727
)
 
3,807

 
(35,135
)
Unrealized gains on available-for-sale securities and other
 
1,872

 
547

 
2,359

 
15

Amounts reclassified to net income (loss):
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Realized gains on available-for-sale securities
 
(17
)
 
(3
)
 
(566
)
 
(3
)
Total other comprehensive income (loss), net of tax
 
4,751

 
(43,183
)
 
5,600

 
(35,123
)
Comprehensive income (loss)
 
(309
)
 
34,501

 
15,548

 
21,390

Less: Comprehensive income (loss) attributable to noncontrolling interests
 
632

 
(123
)
 
1,438

 
43

Comprehensive income (loss) attributable to EchoStar Corporation
 
$
(941
)
 
$
34,624

 
$
14,110

 
$
21,347




































The accompanying notes are an integral part of these condensed consolidated financial statements.

3

Table of Contents


ECHOSTAR CORPORATION
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CHANGES IN STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY
FOR THE THREE MONTHS ENDED JUNE 30, 2019 AND 2018
(Amounts in thousands)
(Unaudited)
 
 
Class
A and B
Common
Stock
 
Additional
Paid-In
Capital
 
Accumulated
Other
Comprehensive
Loss
 
Accumulated
Earnings
 
Treasury
Stock
 
Noncontrolling
Interests
 
Total
Balance, March 31, 2018
 
$
102

 
$
3,685,577

 
$
(111,413
)
 
$
714,423

 
$
(98,162
)
 
$
14,988

 
$
4,205,515

Issuances of Class A common stock:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Exercise of stock options
 

 
589

 

 

 

 

 
589

Employee Stock Purchase Plan
 

 
2,250

 

 

 

 

 
2,250

Stock-based compensation
 

 
2,345

 

 

 

 

 
2,345

R&D tax credits utilized by DISH Network
 

 
(1,580
)
 

 

 

 

 
(1,580
)
Other comprehensive loss
 

 

 
(42,457
)
 

 

 
(585
)
 
(43,042
)
Net income
 

 

 

 
77,222

 

 
462

 
77,684

Other, net
 

 
(1
)
 
(141
)
 
633

 

 

 
491

Balance, June 30, 2018
 
$
102

 
$
3,689,180

 
$
(154,011
)
 
$
792,278

 
$
(98,162
)
 
$
14,865

 
$
4,244,252

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Balance, March 31, 2019
 
$
102

 
$
3,713,777

 
$
(124,251
)
 
$
709,928

 
$
(131,454
)
 
$
11,434

 
$
4,179,536

Issuances of Class A common stock:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Exercise of stock options
 
2

 
59,455

 

 

 

 

 
59,457

Employee Stock Purchase Plan
 

 
2,325

 

 

 

 

 
2,325

Stock-based compensation
 

 
2,205

 

 

 

 

 
2,205

R&D tax credits utilized by DISH Network
 

 
(263
)
 

 

 

 

 
(263
)
Other comprehensive income
 

 

 
4,751

 

 

 

 
4,751

Net income (loss)
 

 

 

 
(5,692
)
 

 
632

 
(5,060
)
Balance, June 30, 2019
 
$
104

 
$
3,777,499

 
$
(119,500
)
 
$
704,236

 
$
(131,454
)
 
$
12,066

 
$
4,242,951











The accompanying notes are an integral part of these condensed consolidated financial statements.

4

Table of Contents


ECHOSTAR CORPORATION
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CHANGES IN STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY
FOR THE SIX MONTHS ENDED JUNE 30, 2019 AND 2018
(Amounts in thousands)
(Unaudited)
 
 
Class
A and B
Common
Stock
 
Additional
Paid-In
Capital
 
Accumulated
Other
Comprehensive
Loss
 
Accumulated
Earnings
 
Treasury
Stock
 
Noncontrolling
Interests
 
Total
Balance, December 31, 2017
 
$
102

 
$
3,669,461

 
$
(130,154
)
 
$
721,316

 
$
(98,162
)
 
$
14,822

 
$
4,177,385

Cumulative effect of accounting changes as of January 1, 2018
 

 

 
10,467

 
14,658

 

 

 
25,125

Balance, January 1, 2018
 
102

 
3,669,461

 
(119,687
)
 
735,974

 
(98,162
)
 
14,822

 
4,202,510

Issuances of Class A common stock:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Exercise of stock options
 

 
4,045

 

 

 

 

 
4,045

Employee benefits
 

 
7,605

 

 

 

 

 
7,605

Employee Stock Purchase Plan
 

 
4,886

 

 

 

 

 
4,886

Stock-based compensation
 

 
5,110

 

 

 

 

 
5,110

R&D tax credits utilized by DISH Network
 

 
(1,798
)
 

 

 

 

 
(1,798
)
Other comprehensive loss
 

 

 
(34,083
)
 

 

 
(799
)
 
(34,882
)
Net income
 

 

 

 
55,671

 

 
842

 
56,513

Other, net
 

 
(129
)
 
(241
)
 
633

 

 

 
263

Balance, June 30, 2018
 
$
102

 
$
3,689,180

 
$
(154,011
)
 
$
792,278

 
$
(98,162
)
 
$
14,865

 
$
4,244,252

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Balance, December 31, 2018
 
$
102

 
$
3,702,522

 
$
(125,100
)
 
$
694,129

 
$
(131,454
)
 
$
15,275

 
$
4,155,474

Issuances of Class A common stock:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Exercise of stock options
 
2

 
61,501

 

 

 

 

 
61,503

Employee benefits
 

 
6,654

 

 

 

 

 
6,654

Employee Stock Purchase Plan
 

 
5,074

 

 

 

 

 
5,074

Stock-based compensation
 

 
4,833

 

 

 

 

 
4,833

R&D tax credits utilized by DISH Network
 

 
(419
)
 

 

 

 

 
(419
)
Purchase of noncontrolling interest
 

 
(2,666
)
 

 

 

 
(4,647
)
 
(7,313
)
Other comprehensive income
 

 

 
5,600

 

 

 

 
5,600

Net income
 

 

 

 
8,510

 

 
1,438

 
9,948

Other, net
 

 

 

 
1,597