Founded in 1996, DISH Network is a satellite television company that serves more than 10 million subscribers in the United States. The company has a work force of over 25,000 employees and annual revenues of nearly $10 billion. It provides access to a variety of channels through advanced interactive television applications and high-definition and digital video recorder technologies. The company is a subsidiary of DISH Network Corporation, which is a publicly held corporation that provides direct broadcast satellite television products and services. DISH Network provides equipment sales, installation and distribution services, as well as a variety of television programming. The company offers a variety of programming packages under the DishFAMILY, Classic Bronze 100, Classic Bronze 100 Plus and Classic Gold 250 brand names.