DISH activated 656,000 gross new pay-TV subscribers in Q2 Net pay-TV subscribers declined approximately 44,000 in the second quarter. The company closed the second quarter with 14.053 million pay-TV subscribers. Pay-TV ARPU for the second quarter totaled $84.15. Pay-TV subscriber churn rate was 1.66%. DISH added approximately 36,000 net broadband subscribers in the second quarter, bringing its broadband subscriber base to approximately 525,000.