EchoStar Announces Fourth-Quarter 2005 Earnings Conference Call
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 2, 2006--EchoStar Communications Corporation will host its fourth-quarter 2005 earnings conference call on Wednesday, March 15, 2006, at noon ET. 

The call will be broadcast live from EchoStar's website, The dial-in number is (800) 616-6729.

To access the webcast of this event, you will need a multimedia computer with speakers and Microsoft's Windows Media Player (TM). If you would like to run a test to determine whether Microsoft's Windows Media Player(TM) is installed on your computer, please access the Pre-Event System Test on the website prior to the live event.

A one-time webcast replay of the earnings call will be available on the investor relations page of on March 15, 2006, at 9 p.m. ET.

EchoStar's earnings press release will be distributed via Business Wire prior to the conference call. The press release will be available on the EchoStar website,

About EchoStar Communications

EchoStar Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: DISH) serves more than 12 million satellite TV customers through its DISH Network(TM), and is a leading U.S. provider of advanced digital television services. DISH Network's services include hundreds of video and audio channels, Interactive TV, HDTV, sports and international programming, together with professional installation and 24-hour customer service. Visit EchoStar's Web site at or call 1-800-333-DISH (3474).



Investor Relations Contact:
Jason Kiser, 303-723-2210
Press Contact:
Marc Lumpkin, 720-514-5351