Dish Box Bakes In Sling

Dish Network introduces world's first 'SlingLoaded' HD DVR at 2009 Consumer Electronics Show

January 8, 2009

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LAS VEGAS -- DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) , the nation's third largest pay-TV provider and the digital transition leader, today unveiled the world's first SlingLoaded(TM) HD DuoDVR(TM), the award-winning ViP(R) 922. The ViP(R) 922 is the first high definition digital video recorder that incorporates placeshifting technology.

The ViP(R) 922 was built by EchoStar Technologies L.L.C., a wholly-owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) , and developed for DISH Network as an entertainment centerpiece that - combined with the only 1080p Video on Demand and 100 percent, all-HD suite of programming packages available today - will revolutionize the way consumers watch and enjoy their favorite programming. DISH Network will offer the ViP(R) 922 to customers in Spring 2009.

"DISH Network is pleased to add another award-winning product to our suite of MPEG-4 HD DVR ViP receivers: a groundbreaking set top box that offers consumers the true experience of TV everywhere," said DISH Network Chairman, CEO and President Charlie Ergen. "By integrating Sling Media's Slingbox technology into our industry-leading HD DVR, DISH Network is providing even more ways for our subscribers to view their TV programming - through their television sets, their desktops at home, their laptops on the road, and their smartphones including Blackberrys, iPhones and more."

Dish Network LLC (Nasdaq: DISH)

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