DISH Network Announces Closing of $1 Billion Placement of 2.375% Convertible Notes due 2024

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.-- March 20, 2017 -- (BUSINESS WIRE)--DISH Network Corporation (“DISH Network”) (NASDAQ: DISH) today announced that, on March 17, 2017, it had closed its previously announced private placement of $1 billion aggregate principal amount of 2.375% Convertible Notes due 2024. The net proceeds from the placement are intended to be used for strategic transactions, which may include wireless and spectrum-related strategic transactions, and for other general corporate purposes.

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