Dish Reups With Nagravision

Nagravision and Dish Network sign new long-term agreement

January 19, 2010

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CHESEAUX, Switzerland, and ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Nagravision SA, a Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.VX) company and the world’s leading independent provider of value-added content protection solutions, today announced the execution of a Conditional Access System agreement with DISH Network L.L.C., a subsidiary of DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH).

DISH Network recently completed a migration of its more than 14 million subscribers (as of Dec. 10, 2009) to Nagravision’s new generation security technology. The new ten year agreement with Nagravision and NagraStar L.L.C. aligns DISH Network’s and Nagravision’s interests to optimize the resilience of DISH Network’s security solutions, including the deployment of next generation security smart cards in addition to a broader scope of signal protection covering traditional and emerging piracy threats.

“Nagravision’s flexible solutions in supporting new services, features and functionalities as well as their pragmatic approach have helped us grow our pay-TV business in an innovative way,” said Charlie Ergen, Chairman, CEO and President of DISH Network. “In an increasingly competitive environment, Nagravision is clearly a strong partner to be with today and going forward.”

Dish Network LLC (Nasdaq: DISH)

Nagravision SA

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