DISH Statement on AWS-4 Spectrum Decision

  DISH Statement on AWS-4 Spectrum Decision

Business Wire

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- December 12, 2012

DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) issued the following statement
attributable to Jeff Blum, DISH senior vice president and deputy general
counsel:

“The FCC has removed outdated regulations and granted terrestrial flexibility
formost of the AWS-4 band. We appreciate the hard work and focus of the FCC
and its staff throughout this process. The Commission has taken an important
step toward facilitating wireless competition and innovation, and fulfilling
the goals of the National Broadband Plan. Following a more thorough review of
the order and its technical details, DISH will consider its strategic options
and the optimal approach to put this spectrum to use for the benefit of
consumers.”

About DISH

DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH), through its subsidiary DISH Network
L.L.C., provides approximately 14.042 million satellite TV customers, as of
Sept. 30, 2012, with the highest quality programming and technology with the
most choices at the best value, including HD Free for Life. Subscribers enjoy
the largest high definition line-up with more than 200 national HD channels,
the most international channels, and award-winning HD and DVR technology. DISH
Network Corporation's subsidiary, Blockbuster L.L.C., delivers family
entertainment to millions of customers around the world. DISH Network
Corporation is a Fortune 200 company. Visit www.dish.com.

Contact:

DISH Network Corporation
Bob Toevs, 303-723-2010
bob.toevs@dish.com
 
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