Dish Profit Beats Analysts’ Estimates on Price Increases

  • Satellite subscription losses partly offset by Sling TV gains
  • Broadband customers increase from year-earlier period

Dish Network Corp. posted profit that topped analysts’ estimates after a January price increase and Sling TV subscriber gains helped cushion a drop in satellite-TV users, the strongest sign yet that Chairman Charlie Ergen’s “skinny bundle” strategy may be paying off.

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