News Releases

November 8, 2005
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 8, 2005--EchoStar Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: DISH) reported that its DISH Network(TM) satellite television service added approximately 255,000 net new subscribers during the third quarter of 2005.

DISH Network had approximately 11.71 million subscribers as of Sept. 30, 2005.

For the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2005, EchoStar reported total revenue of $2.1 billion, a 14 percent increase compared with $1.9 billion for the corresponding period in

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November 7, 2005

Canal Uno Internacional, a 24-hour Ecuadorian TV network, is now available for the first time nationwide via EchoStar Communications Corporation's (NASDAQ: DISH) DISH Network satellite TV service. Canal Uno, which airs the most live broadcasts of Ecuadorian National Championship soccer games, news and entertainment programming, will be offered exclusively through DISH Network's DISH Latino Spanish-language programming package.

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November 2, 2005

EchoStar Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) announced today that its DISH Network™ satellite television service now offers B4U Music, a 24-hour global music TV channel.

The channel features the biggest musical hits from the latest Bollywood movies and Bollywood music charts as well as dance hits from the United States and Europe's South Asian music scene. B4U Music also features exclusive star interviews from India and

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October 25, 2005
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 25, 2005--EchoStar Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) will host its third quarter 2005 earnings conference call on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2005, at noon ET.

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

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October 20, 2005
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 20, 2005--EchoStar Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) confirmed today that it is no longer carrying Outdoor Life Network. The Comcast-owned programmer recently demanded that EchoStar force millions of additional DISH Network customers to pay for its outdoor programming as a condition to continued availability. EchoStar was unwilling to impose those additional costs on consumers.

"We work hard to provide choice for our customers and to keep prices

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October 11, 2005
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 11, 2005--EchoStar Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) and its DISH Network(TM) satellite TV service announced today the rollout of its PocketDISH(TM), a new line of portable media companions. Enhancing the most on-the-go lifestyles, the handheld PocketDISH downloads and plays thousands of MP3s, stores and displays photos and is one of the industry's first video players. PocketDISH gives TV viewers the ability to take their favorite sitcoms,more...
October 10, 2005

EchoStar Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) announced today that its DISH Network™ satellite television service has added two TV Today Network international channels: Aaj Tak, a Hindi-language channel, and Headlines Today, an English-language channel from India.

Broadcast from India, Aaj Tak and Headlines Today feature a wide array of special programming on politics, sports, business, entertainment and international issues.

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October 4, 2005

EchoStar Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) and its DISH Network satellite TV service today announced that it has signed an agreement with Nielsen Media Research for national TV ratings service.

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September 30, 2005

ESPN Deportes, the 24-hour Spanish-language sports network, will be available for the first time nationwide Sept. 30 via EchoStar Communications Corporation's (NASDAQ: DISH) DISH Network satellite TV service. The launch of ESPN Deportes will coincide with the network's telecast of the first NFL regular-season game held outside the United States – Arizona Cardinals vs. San Francisco 49ers – Sunday, Oct. 2 at 8:30 p.m. ET from Estadio Azteca in

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September 28, 2005

EchoStar Communications Corporation's (NASDAQ: DISH) DISH Network™ satellite TV service today announced that its Web site has won the 2005 Standard of Excellence WebAward from the Web Marketing Association (WMA).

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