No, Viasat is not owned by Dish Network. Viasat is an authorized retailer of Dish Network, though, and the two companies do partner with one another, at least for advertising purposes.

Who does own Viasat?

Viasat isn’t owned by any individual company or individual. However, it can be considered co-owned by several different companies because its shares are divided between them. These companies are a Swedish media group called Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) in the Nordic countries, Sony Pictures Television in Hungary, and Viasat World internationally.

Can I purchase DISH Network services through Viasat?

Viasat’s website features a page about DISH Network service as well as a link to DISH Network’s website where you can purchase DISH Network Service. You will still have separate bills though, and there does not appear to be any cost saving benefits to using the link. So, yes you can buy DISH Network services through Viasat, but it doesn’t seem to make any difference.

Can I purchase Viasat satellite internet through DISH Network?

Again, DISH Network has a page dedicated to internet service bundles, but it doesn’t appear to be a bundle in anything other than name. You still need to purchase Viasat separately, and you will still have separate bills for each service.

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