EchoStar Reports Second Quarter 2007 Financial Results
DISH Network Now the Nation's Third Largest Pay-TV Provider

EchoStar Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:DISH) reported total revenue of $2.76 billion for the quarter ended June 30, 2007, an 11.9 percent increase compared with $2.47 billion for the corresponding period in 2006.

Net income totaled $224 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2007, compared with $169 million during the corresponding period in 2006. Basic earnings per share was $0.50 for the quarter ended June 30, 2007, compared with basic earnings per share of $0.38 during the corresponding period in 2006.

EchoStar's DISH Network(r) service added approximately 170,000 net new subscribers during the second quarter of 2007, ending the quarter with approximately 13.585 million subscribers to become the nation's third largest pay-TV provider.

Detailed financial data and other information are available in EchoStar's Form 10-Q for the quarterly period ended June 30, 2007, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

About EchoStar Communications

EchoStar Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:DISH) has been a leader for more than 26 years in satellite TV equipment sales and support worldwide. The Company's DISH Network(r) is the fastest-growing pay-TV provider in the country since 2000 and currently serves more than 13.585 million satellite TV customers. DISH Network offers a premier line of industry-leading Digital Video Recorders (DVRs) and hundreds of video and audio channels as well as the most national HD and International channels in the U.S., Interactive TV, Latino and sports programming. DISH Network also provides a variety of package and price options including the lowest all-digital price in America and the DishDVR Advantage Package. EchoStar is included in the Nasdaq-100 Index (NDX) and is a Fortune 300 company. Visit or call 1-800-333-DISH (3474) for more information.

EchoStar will host its Second Quarter 2007 earnings conference call today at noon ET. The dial-in number is (800) 616-6729.



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