News Releases

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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May 5, 2005
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 5, 2005--EchoStar Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:DISH) reported that its DISH Network(TM) satellite television service added approximately 325,000 net new subscribers during the first quarter of 2005.

DISH Network had approximately 11.23 million subscribers as of March 31, 2005.

For the quarter ended March 31, 2005, EchoStar reported total revenue of $2.02 billion, a 28 percent increase compared with $1.58 billion for the corresponding period in

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April 29, 2005
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 29, 2005--EchoStar Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:DISH) announced that its DISH Network(TM) satellite TV service will expand its high-definition television (HDTV) package by adding 10 original VOOM HD networks, expected to be available May 1, 2005. With the addition of these originals to its current slate of HD programming, DISH Network further establishes itself as the leader in high-definition TV.more...
April 28, 2005

EchoStar Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: DISH) and its DISH Network satellite TV service announced today that it has partnered with Sound Choice to bring the nation's first interactive karaoke TV channel to DISH Network's interactive TV line-up. Viewers can mimic the idols of their choice by singing along to more than 20 songs from two different music genres.

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April 22, 2005

EchoStar Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) will host its 2005 Team Summit satellite TV retailer conference under the theme "Mission: DISH," highlighting the company's goal to put a satellite dish in every U.S. home. Nearly 3,000 DISH Network™ retailers from across the nation will gather in Nashville, Tenn., April 28 - May 1 for the Summit, the biggest in DISH Network's history.

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April 21, 2005

EchoStar Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) and DIRECTV, Inc. issued the following statement concerning the announcement today that the Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association board of directors voted to focus activities on education and training/certification programs.

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