|[December 11, 2012]
DISH Statement on AWS-4 Spectrum Decision
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. --(Business Wire)--
DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) issued the following statement
attributable to Jeff Blum, DISH senior vice president and deputy general
"The FCC (News - Alert) has removed outdated regulations and granted terrestrial
flexibility for�most 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 cosider its strategic options and the optimal approach to put
this spectrum to use for the benefit of consumers."
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.
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