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ECHOSTAR CORPORATION Shareholder M eeting to be held on 06/05/08 * * IM PO R TA N T N O T ICE * * Proxy M aterial Available R ega rding the A v a ila bility of Prox y M a teria l Notice and Proxy Statement Form 10K Wrap You are receiving this communication because you hold shares in the above company, and the material you should review before you cast your vote is now available. T h is co m m u n ica t io n pr e s e n t s o n ly a n o v e r v ie w o f t h e m o r e complete prox y material that is available to y ou on the Internet. W e enco u r a ge y o u to a ccess a nd r ev iew a ll o f the impo r ta nt inf ormation contained in the prox y material bef ore voting. PROXY M ATERIA L — V IEW O R RECEIV E You can choose to view the material Online or receive a paper or e-mail copy. There is NO charge f or requesting a copy. Requests, instructions and other inquiries w ill NOT be f orw arded to your investment advisor. To f a cilita te timely deliv er y plea se ma k e the requ est as instructed below o n o r bef o r e 05/22/08. ECHOSTAR CORPORATION HO W TO V IEW M ATERIA L V IA THE INTERNET 90 INVERNESS CIRCLE E. Have the 12 Digit C ontrol Number(s) available and visit: ENGLEW OOD, CO 80112 HOW TO REQUEST A COPY OF M ATERIA L 1) BY INTERNET — 2) BY TELEPHONE — 1-800-579-1639 3) BY E-MAIL* - * If requesting material by e-mail, please send a blank e-mail with the 12 Digit Control Number (located on the following page) in the subject line. O1 R1EC See the Reverse Side for M eeting Information and Instructions on How to Vote



Meeting Information How To Vote Meeting Type: Annual Vote In Person Meeting Date: 06/05/08 Many shareholder meetings have attendance Meeting Time: 1:00 PM, local time requirements including, but not limited to, the For holders as of: 04/18/08 possession of an attendance ticket issued by the entity holding the meeting. Please check the meeting material Meeting Location: for any special requirements for meeting attendance. At the Meeting you will need to request a ballot to 9601 S. Meridian Blvd. vote these shares. Englewood, CO 80112 Vote By Internet To vote now by Internet, go to Meeting Directions: WWW.PROXYVOTE.COM. Use the Internet to transmit your voting instructions and For Meeting Directions Please Call: for electronic delivery of information up until 11:59 P.M. (303)723-1000 Eastern Time the day before the cut-off date or meeting date. Have your notice in hand when you access the web site and follow the instructions. R1ECO2



Voting items The Board of Directors recommends a vote FOR proposals 1 and 2. 1. ELEC TION OF SEVEN DIREC TORS. Nominees: 01) Michael T. Dugan 05) Tom A. Ortolf 02) Charles W. Ergen 06) C. Michael Schroeder 03) Steven R. Goodbarn 07) Carl E. Vogel 04) David K. Moskowitz 2. TO RATIFY THE APPOINTMENT OF KPMG LLP AS OUR INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDING DEC EM BER 31, 2008. 3. TO TR A NSA C T SU C H O TH ER B U SINESS A S M AY PR O PER LY C O M E B EFO R E TH E A NNU A L M EETING O R A NY ADJOURNM ENT THEREOF. O3 R1EC