Dish Network expands local high-definition markets

July 18, 2008

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- DISH Network Corporation (Nasdaq: DISH - News), the nation's third largest pay-TV provider and the digital transition leader, today announced the addition of high definition local channels in Beaumont - Port Arthur, Texas. DISH Network® now offers local channels in 66 markets reaching more than 69 percent of U.S. TV households, continuing its commitment to reach its year-end goal of 100 local HD markets.

Earlier this year, DISH Network announced plans to enhance its HD programming line-up and will surpass the 100 national HD channel mark on August 1, 2008.

DISH Network offers new customers the opportunity to upgrade for free to a dishHD DVR receiver like the ViP722(TM) -- which recently received the top-ranking Editors' Choice awards from both CNET and PC Magazine. The ViP722 is a dual-tuner HD DVR that operates two televisions in separate rooms and offers up to 500 hours of storage capacity allowing customers to pause, rewind and fast forward their favorite TV programming.

Dish Network LLC (Nasdaq: DISH)

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