EchoStar Corporation Announces Termination of Exchange Offers and Consent Solicitations by DISH DBS Issuer LLC for Certain Existing Senior Notes Issued by DISH DBS Corporation

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Jan. 29, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- EchoStar Corporation (Nasdaq: SATS) ("EchoStar") today announced that its subsidiary DISH DBS Issuer LLC ("DBS Issuer") has elected in its sole discretion to terminate the offers (the "Exchange Offers") to exchange certain existing senior notes issued by DISH DBS Corporation (the "Existing DBS Notes") in the amounts and subject to the terms, in each case, described in the exchange offer memorandum and consent solicitation statement, dated January 16, 2024 (the "Exchange Offer Memorandum") into new senior secured notes issued by DBS Issuer described in the Exchange Offer Memorandum. DBS Issuer has also elected in its sole discretion to terminate its solicitation of consents (the "Consent Solicitations") from holders of each series of the Existing DBS Notes to amend the terms of the applicable indentures governing such Existing DBS Notes upon the terms described in the Exchange Offer Memorandum.

Since the Exchange Offers have been terminated, the exchange consideration will not be paid or become payable to holders of the Existing DBS Notes who have validly tendered their Existing DBS Notes for exchange in connection with the Exchange Offers, and the Existing DBS Notes tendered for exchange pursuant to the Exchange Offers will be promptly returned to the tendering holders.

The termination of the Exchange Offers has no effect on the previously announced exchange offers by EchoStar in respect of DISH Network Corporation's outstanding 0% Convertible Notes due 2025 and 3.375% Convertible Notes due 2026.

D.F. King & Co., Inc. is acting as exchange agent and information agent for the Exchange Offers and Consent Solicitations. You should direct all questions and requests for assistance at or by calling (800) 967-5084 (U.S. toll-free) or (212) 269-5550 (banks and brokers).

About EchoStar Corporation
EchoStar Corporation (Nasdaq: SATS) is a premier provider of technology, networking services, television entertainment and connectivity, offering consumer, enterprise, operator and government solutions worldwide under its EchoStar®, Boost Mobile®, Boost Infinite, Sling TV, DISH TV, Hughes®, HughesNet®, HughesON, and JUPITER brands. In Europe, EchoStar operates under its EchoStar Mobile Limited subsidiary and in Australia, the company operates as EchoStar Global Australia. For more information, visit and follow EchoStar on X (Twitter) and LinkedIn.

Forward-looking Statements
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