News Releases

July 7, 2005

EchoStar Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) announced today that its DISH Network™ satellite TV service now offers local channels by satellite television to Casper-Riverton, Wyo., and the surrounding area. The following local TV channels will be available: ABC Ch. 2 (KTWO), CBS Ch. 14 (KGWC), NBC Ch. 13 (KCWY), and FOX Ch. 20 (KFNB).

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July 4, 2005
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 4, 2005--EchoStar Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:DISH) and its DISH Network(TM) satellite TV service announced today the addition of the Sporting News TV channel to DISH Network's interactive TV line-up. DISH Network viewers can track their favorite players, teams and match-ups through the new channel, available for no charge through "dish home's" Ch. 100.more...
June 30, 2005

EchoStar Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) announced today that its DISH Network™ satellite TV service now offers local channels by satellite television to Fairbanks, Alaska, and the surrounding area. The following local TV channels will be available: ABC Ch. 2 (KATN), CBS Ch. 13 (K13XD), NBC Ch. 11 (KTVF), FOX Ch. 7 (KFXF), PBS Ch. 9 (KUAC) and an independent Ch. 4 (KJNP).

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June 23, 2005

EchoStar Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) announced today that its DISH Network™ satellite television service has added Indian channel Zee Gujarati to its international programming lineup. This launch brings to 20 the total number of South Asian channels currently available on DISH Network and reinforces its efforts to offer the most comprehensive international programming and content.

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June 22, 2005

EchoStar Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) announced today that its DISH Network™ satellite television service has added 3A TELESUD, a 24-hour-a-day, French language channel that provides programming from Africa, the West Indies and Haiti. DISH Network offers the industry's most comprehensive international programming and content with more than 100 international channels from over 25 countries in more than 25 languages, including Arabic

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June 21, 2005

Hoping against a repeat of last year's hurricane season, DISH Network pledges to assist in maintaining and recovering satellite television service for customers in the worst of circumstances.

DISH Network has alerted extra technicians to stand by and has reviewed methods that could allow customers to receive local channels of neighboring TV stations in affected areas.

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June 20, 2005

EchoStar Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) announced that its DISH Network Business Solutions division now offers Traders Television Network (TTV), the first satellite television network dedicated to online investors and traders.

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June 20, 2005
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 20, 2005--EchoStar Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:DISH) announced today that it has appointed Michael A. Neuman as president and chief operating officer, overseeing day-to-day operations. The Company today also appointed board member Carl Vogel as vice chairman. He will focus his efforts on financial and strategic initiatives as a full-time employee of the Company.

Neuman, most recently the president of Bell Canada Enterprises subsidiary Bell

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May 19, 2005

EchoStar Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) announced today that its DISH Network™ satellite television service has added Bridges TV, an English-language American Muslim network, to its programming lineup. Bridges TV fuses American culture with the values of Islam to produce family-oriented television. "Bridges TV richly enhances our multicultural channel menu and allows us to address a traditionally underserved, but steadily growing

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May 17, 2005
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 17, 2005--EchoStar Communications Corporation's (NASDAQ: DISH) DISH Network(TM) satellite TV service finished first among all pay-TV providers in the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) for the second straight year.

DISH Network posted the highest score among all satellite and cable TV companies in the results of the index released today. DISH Network finished above all cable companies for the fifth consecutive year -- covering every year that

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