EchoStar Corporation (SATS)
Q1 2012 Earnings Call
May 7, 2012 1:30 pm ET
Deepak Dutt – Vice President, Investor Relations
Dean A. Manson – Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Michael T. Dugan – President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Kenneth G. Carroll – Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Pradman P. Kaul – President and Chief Executive Officer, Hughes Communications, Inc.
Mark W. Jackson, President, EchoStar Technologies L.L.C.
Christopher K. Leung – Citigroup Global Markets Ltd.
Amy Yong – Macquarie Capital, Inc.
Kenneth Miller – Nokomis Capital LLC
Wayne Walden – Thornburg Investment Management, Inc.
Barry Kaplan – Maple Tree Capital Management LLC
Josh Rosen – Act II. Capital
Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. My name is Martina, and I’ll be your conference operator today. At this time, I’d like to welcome everyone to the EchoStar Corporation First Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. All lines have been placed on mute to prevent any background noise. After the speakers’ remarks, there will be a question-and-answer session. (Operator Instructions) Thank you.
I’d now like to turn the call over to Deepak Dutt, Vice President, Investor Relations. You may begin your conference.
Thank you, operator, and good day, everyone. Welcome to EchoStar’s first quarter 2012 earnings call.
I’m joined today by Mike Dugan, our CEO; Ken Carroll, CFO; Pradman Kaul, President of Hughes; Mark Jackson, President of EchoStar Technologies; Roger Lynch, Executive Vice President, Advanced Technologies; Grant Barber, CFO, Hughes; Dean Manson, Executive Vice President and General Counsel and Secretary; and Tom McElroy, Controller at Hughes.