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February 27, 2006

EchoStar Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) today announced that its DISH Network satellite TV service now offers The Tennis Channel, the world's only 24-hour network devoted to tennis and the lifestyle that surrounds it. DISH Network is the first to provide nationwide coverage of the Tennis Channel.

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February 20, 2006
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 20, 2006--EchoStar Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH) and its DISH Network(TM) satellite TV service announced today it will launch local high definition TV channels via its satellite TV service to customers in Nashville and the surrounding counties. The following local TV channels will be available: ABC Ch. 2 (WKRN), CBS Ch. 5 (WTVF), NBC Ch. 4 (WSMV) and FOX Ch. 17 (WZTV).more...
February 17, 2006
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 17, 2006--EchoStar Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:DISH) confirmed that effective Feb. 17, 2006, its subsidiary, EchoStar DBS Corporation, completed the previously announced redemption of all of its outstanding 9 1/8 percent Senior Notes due 2009. In accordance with the terms of the indenture governing the notes, the outstanding principal amount of approximately $442 million was repurchased at 104.563 percent, for a total of approximately $462 millionmore...
February 16, 2006
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 16, 2006--EchoStar Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) and its DISH Network(TM) satellite TV service announced today it will launch local high definition TV channels via its satellite TV service to customers in Chicago and the surrounding counties. The following local TV channels will be available: ABC Ch. 7 (WLS), CBS Ch. 2 (WBBM), NBC Ch. 5 (WMAQ) and FOX Ch. 32 (WFLD).more...
February 2, 2006
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 2, 2006--EchoStar Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:DISH) and its DISH Network(TM) satellite TV service announced today it will launch local high definition TV channels via its satellite TV service to customers in Los Angeles and the surrounding counties. The following local TV channels will be available: ABC Ch. 7 (KABC), CBS Ch. 2 (KCBS), NBC Ch. 4 (KNBC) and FOX Ch. 11 (KTTV).more...
February 2, 2006
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 2, 2006--EchoStar Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:DISH) and its DISH Network(TM) satellite TV service announced today it will launch local high definition TV channels via its satellite TV service to customers in New York City and the surrounding counties. The following local TV channels will be available: ABC Ch. 7 (WABC), CBS Ch. 2 (WCBS), NBC Ch. 4 (WNBC) and FOX Ch. 5 (WNYW).more...
February 1, 2006
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 1, 2006--EchoStar Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:DISH) and its DISH Network(TM) satellite TV service now offers "DishFAMILY," a new "family-friendly" programming package with 40 channels. At $19.99 per month, DishFAMILY is not only the lowest priced "family programming" package available, it is also the lowest priced all digital TV package in America. Now with four primary programming tiers, DISH Network customers have even more choices.more...