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  • August 27, 2014

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Aug. 27, 2014 – DISH is now in a position to deliver the full programming lineup of Fox Sports 1, including the college football games kicking off on August 28, to DISH customers with America’s Top 200 programming package and above. The following statement is attributable to Josh Clark, DISH vice president of programming:

    “We are proud to deliver the most college football anywhere, at the best possible value.”

    The following games will be available this week to DISH customers

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  • August 26, 2014

    DISH Network (NASDAQ:DISH) today announced that DISH Media Sales Senior Vice President, Warren Schlichting, will assume leadership of the company’s Programming group effective Oct. 1. Schlichting will succeed DISH Senior Vice President, Steve Swain, who has been appointed Chief Financial Officer for DISH, also effective Oct. 1.

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  • August 25, 2014

    Citing irreparable harm to competition and consumers, DISH Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH) petitioned the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to deny the merger of Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable, Inc. The petition to deny, available here, outlines, among other things, the critical role high-speed broadband plays in the video industry and the potential for the merger to significantly damage competitive development of over-the-top (OTT) video

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  • August 22, 2014

    DISH Network (NASDAQ:DISH) today announced that Robert Olson, DISH’s executive vice president and CFO, will retire from the company Oct. 15. Steve Swain, senior vice president of Programming, will succeed Olson as CFO, reporting to President and CEO Joseph P. Clayton.

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  • August 14, 2014

    DISH® accepted its first bitcoin payment today as the payment option is now available for all DISH customers through mydish.com. Today’s inaugural bitcoin transaction follows DISH’s recent announcement that DISH customers could pay their monthly bill with bitcoin starting in the third quarter.

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  • August 12, 2014

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Aug. 12, 2014 – DISH Network L.L.C., a wholly owned subsidiary of DISH Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH), issued the following statement today regarding the proposed “Local Choice” plan that the leadership of the Senate Commerce Committee introduced last Friday to update the retransmission consent system as part of the 2014 reauthorization of the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (STELA):

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  • August 11, 2014

    To ensure fans can find the action when SEC Network officially launches on August 14, DISH announced today it will air on channel 404 within the Hopper® Whole Home HD DVR’s channel guide. Current DISH customers who subscribe to the America’s Top 120+ package and above will receive both SEC Network and Longhorn Network at no additional cost.

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  • August 7, 2014

    DISH rolled out the latest update for its DISH Anywhere™ app on iPad, Android and Kindle tablets. DISH Anywhere gives Hopper® with Sling customers the ability to view live, recorded and Video On Demand content at home or on-the-go from their mobile devices. The update delivers a modernized user interface and new capabilities that enhance the way customers discover, select and view entertainment.

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  • August 6, 2014

    DISH Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH) today reported revenue totaling $3.69 billion for the quarter ending June 30, 2014, compared to $3.49 billion for the corresponding period in 2013. Subscriber-related revenue increased 5.6 percent to $3.65 billion from $3.45 billion in the year-ago period.

    Net income attributable to DISH Network totaled $213 million for the second quarter 2014, compared to a loss of $11 million from the year-ago

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  • August 5, 2014

    DISH® and A+E Networks® have agreed to terms for a multi-year contract renewal that provides DISH customers with access to A+E Networks’ high-quality content, and award-winning programming from A&E’s entire portfolio. This innovative agreement includes OTT multi-stream rights for live and Video-on-Demand content.

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