EchoStar's CEO Pradman Kaul on Q1 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

EchoStar released its first quarter 2014 financial results and conducted a conference call with financial analysts and investors. This is the transcript.

Executives

Deepak V. Dutt - Vice President, Treasurer, Investor Relations Officer and Member of Disclosure Committee

Dean A. Manson - Senior Vice President, Secretary, General Counsel and Member of Disclosure Committee

Michael T. Dugan - Chief Executive Officer, President and Director

David J. Rayner - Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Treasurer

Markus Wayne Jackson - President of EchoStar Technologies LLC

Pradman P. Kaul - Chairman of the Board of Managers, Chief Executive Officer and President

Anders N. Johnson - President

EchoStar (SATS) Q1 2014 Earnings Call May 9, 2014 11:00 AM ET

Operator

Good morning. My name is Charice, and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Q1 2014 Earnings Call for EchoStar Corporation. [Operator Instructions]

I would now to turn the conference over to Deepak Dutt. Go ahead, Deepak.

Deepak V. Dutt - Vice President, Treasurer, Investor Relations Officer and Member of Disclosure Committee

Thank you, and good day, everyone. Welcome to EchoStar's first quarter 2014 earnings call. I'm joined today by Mike Dugan, our CEO; Dave Rayner, CFO; Pradman Kaul, President of Hughes; Mark Jackson, President of EchoStar Technologies; Anders Johnson, President of EchoStar Satellite Services; Ken Carroll, Executive Vice President, Corporate and Business Development; Dean Manson, General Counsel; Grant Barber, CFO, Hughes; and Tom McElroy, Controller.

As you know, we invite media to participate in listen-only mode on the call and ask that you not identify participants or their firms in your reports. We also do not allow audio taping, which we ask that you request -- rather, you respect.

Let me now turn this over the Dean Manson for the Safe Harbor clause. Dean?

Dean A. Manson - Senior Vice President, Secretary, General Counsel and Member of Disclosure Committee

Thanks, Deepak, and hello, everyone. All statements we make during this call that are not statements of historical fact constitute forward-looking statements, which involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause our actual results to be materially different from historical results and from any future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. For a list of those factors and risks, please refer to our Annual Report on Form 10-K and our quarterly report on Form 10-Q filed in connection with our earnings. All cautionary statements we make during this call should be understood as being applicable to any forward-looking statements we make, wherever they appear. You should carefully consider the risks described in our report and should not place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements. We assume no responsibility for updating any forward-looking statements. I'll now turn the call over to Mike Dugan.

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