Dish Network profit jumps 56.6 percent

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A satellite dish from Dish Network is pictured in Los Angeles, U.S., April 20, 2016. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

A satellite dish from Dish Network is pictured in Los Angeles, U.S., April 20, 2016. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (Copyright Reuters 2016)

Satellite TV operator Dish Network Corp reported a 56.6 percent jump in quarterly profit as revenue per user rose in its core pay-TV business.

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The net income attributable to Dish rose to $307 million, or 64 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Sept. 30, from $196 million, or 42 cents per share, a year earlier.

The company's total revenue rose to $3.75 billion from $3.73 billion.

(Reporting by Rishika Sadam in Bengaluru; Editing by Saumyadeb Chakrabarty)