EchoStar Reports Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results

November 5, 2010

ENGLEWOOD, CO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 11/05/10 -- EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) today reported total revenue of $607 million for the quarter ended September 30, 2010, a 25.7 percent increase compared with $483 million for the corresponding period in 2009.

EchoStar reported net income attributable to EchoStar common shareholders of $5 million for the quarter ended September 30, 2010, compared with net income of $294 million during the corresponding period in 2009. Basic earnings per share was $0.06 for the quarter ended September 30, 2010, compared with basic earnings per share of $3.45 during the corresponding period in 2009.

Detailed financial data and other information are available in EchoStar's Form 10-Q for the quarterly period ended September 30, 2010, filed today with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

EchoStar will host its Third Quarter 2010 financial results conference call today at 1 p.m. EDT. The dial-in number is (877) 500-5931.

About EchoStar Corporation
EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) provides equipment sales, digital broadcast operations, and satellite services that enhance today's digital TV lifestyle, including products from Sling Media, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary. Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., EchoStar has more than 25 years of experience designing, developing and distributing award-winning television set-top boxes and related products for pay television providers and is creating hardware and service solutions for cable, telco, IPTV and satellite TV companies. EchoStar includes a network of 10 digital broadcast centers and leased fiber optic capacity. EchoStar also delivers satellite services through 10 satellites and related FCC licenses. Visit

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