EchoStar Picks Up ViP-TV Reseller Pace

EchoStar Satellite Services announced that Pace International has joined the ViP-TV Reseller Program

April 13, 2010

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ST. LOUIS -- EchoStar Satellite Services L.L.C., a subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS - News), announced today that Minnesota-based Pace International, a national satellite TV hardware and content distributor and provider of IPTV solutions for telcos, ISPs and system operators, has joined the ViP-TV™ Reseller Program. The companies made the announcement at the IP Possibilities Conference and Expo today in St. Louis, Mo.

As a regional distributor of satellite TV equipment and services, Pace currently delivers hardware and content solutions, including local TV channels, to hundreds of thousands of commercial, SMATV and MDU units. Now, as a marketer of EchoStar's ViP-TV services, Pace can also arrange for IP-encapsulated video transport services and turn-key managed server solutions to telco operators, cable TV systems, and multiple dwelling unit (MDU) enterprises seeking an IPTV solution, including those serving gated communities, townhomes, hospitals, and hospitality markets.

"Pace is well positioned to provide telcos with a single partner who can help them 'Just Add TV' to their voice and data services and gain the retention value of a triple play offer," said Pace President Vern Swedin. "With hundreds of channels of IP video from ViP-TV paired with local TV channel coverage from other partners, Pace can provide telcos with an answer to their customers' requests for a video option on a single bill."

EchoStar Corp. LLC (Nasdaq: SATS)

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