EchoStar Announces Second Quarter 2006 Earnings Conference Call
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 27, 2006--EchoStar Communications Corporation will host its second quarter 2006 earnings conference call on Thursday, August 10, at noon ET. 

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

Individuals will need a multimedia computer with speakers and Microsoft's Windows Media Player(TM) to access the webcast. Please access the Pre-Event System Test on prior to the second quarter 2006 earnings call in order to determine whether Microsoft's Windows Media Player(TM) is installed on your computer.

A one-time webcast replay of the earnings call will be available on the investor relations page of on August 10, 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 12.2 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:
Kathie Gonzalez, 720-514-5351