DISH Network Announces Debt Offering

  DISH Network Announces Debt Offering

Business Wire

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- December 19, 2012

DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) today announced that its subsidiary,
DISH DBS Corporation, plans to commence an offering, subject to market and
other conditions, of its senior notes.The net proceeds of the offering are
intended to be used for general corporate purposes, which may include
spectrum-related strategic transactions.

The notes will only be offered and sold to qualified institutional buyers in
accordance with Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the
“Securities Act”) and in offshore transactions in accordance with Regulation S
under the Securities Act.The notes being offered have not been and will not
be registered under the Securities Act or the securities laws of any other
jurisdiction.The notes may not be offered or sold in the United States absent
registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements.This
press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an
offer to buy any of the notes; nor shall there be any sale of these notes in
any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would
be unlawful.

Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of

Except for historical information contained herein, the matters set forth in
this press release are forward-looking statements.The forward-looking
statements set forth above involve a number of risks and uncertainties that
could cause actual results to differ materially from any such statement,
including the risks and uncertainties discussed in DISH Network Corporation’s
and DISH DBS Corporation’s Disclosure Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
included in their recent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission,
including their annual reports on Form 10-K and their most recent quarterly
reports on Form 10-Q. The forward-looking statements speak only as of the date
made, and DISH Network Corporation and DISH DBS Corporation expressly disclaim
any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.


DISH Network Corporation
Media Relations:
Bob Toevs, 303-723-2010
Investor Relations:
Jason Kiser, 303-723-2210
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