EchoStar Corp was organized in October 2007 as a corporation under the laws of the State of Nevada. The Company provides satellite operations, video delivery solutions, digital set-top boxes, and broadband satellite technologies and services for home and office, delivering innovative network technologies, managed services, and solutions for enterprises and governments. The Company operates in three business segments, namely EchoStar Technologies, Hughes and EchoStar Satellite Services. EchoStar Technologies designs, develops and distributes digital set-top boxes and related products and technology, mainly for satellite TV service providers, telecommunication companies and international cable companies. EchoStar Technologies segment also provides digital broadcast operations, including satellite uplinking/downlinking, transmission services, signal processing, conditional access management, and other services, primarily to DISH Network. The Company also provide its Slingboxes directly to consumers via retail outlets and online. Hughes provides satellite broadband internet access to North American consumers and broadband network services and equipment to domestic and international enterprise markets. The Hughes segment also provides managed services to large enterprises and solutions to customers for mobile satellite systems. EchoStar Satellite Services uses certain of its owned and leased in-orbit satellites and related licenses to lease capacity on a full-time and occasional-use basis mainly to DISH Network and then to Dish Mexico, S. de R.L. de C.V. a joint venture as well as United States government service providers, state agencies, internet service providers, broadcast news organizations, programmers, and private enterprise customers. The Company's geographical areas of operation include North America, Asia, Africa, Australia and Europe.Its customers include DISH Network and Bell TV. The Company competes with Arris Group, Inc., Cisco Systems, Inc., Pace Micro Technology Plc., Samsung, Technicolor S.A. and among others. Its competitors include Arris Group, Inc., Cisco Systems, Inc., Pace Micro Technology Plc., Samsung, and Technicolor S.A., Gilat, ViaSat, SageNet LLC, Newtec and iDirect Technologies, Intelsat S.A., SES S.A., Telesat Canada, and Eutelsat Communications S.A. The Company is subject to comprehensive regulation by the FCC for its domestic, as well as some international, satellite and telecommunications operations and equipment businesses.