EchoStar Announces Fourth Quarter 2006 Earnings Conference Call

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.-- EchoStar Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: DISH) will host its fourth quarter 2006 earnings conference call on Thursday, March 1, at noon ET. The dial-in number is 800-616-6729.

EchoStars earnings press release will be distributed via Business Wire prior to the conference call. The press release will be available on the EchoStar website,

About EchoStar Communications

EchoStar Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: DISH) serves more than 13 million satellite TV customers through its DISH Network(TM), the fastest-growing pay-TV provider in the country since 2000. DISH Network's services include hundreds of video and audio channels, Interactive TV, HDTV, sports and international programming, together with professional installation and 24-hour customer service. EchoStar has been a leader for more than 25 years in satellite TV equipment sales and support worldwide. EchoStar is included in the Nasdaq-100 Index (NDX) and is a Fortune 300 company. Visit EchoStar's Web site at or call 1-800-333-DISH (3474).




EchoStar Communications Corporation
Investor Relations Contact:
Jason Kiser, 303-723-2210
Press Contact:
Kathie Gonzalez, 720-514-5351