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TMCNet:  DISH Statement Regarding Clearwire

[January 08, 2013]

DISH Statement Regarding Clearwire

LAS VEGAS --(Business Wire)--

DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) confirmed today that it has formally approached Clearwire (News - Alert) Corporation with respect to a potential strategic transaction on terms as generally outlined in the Clearwire release, including an offer to purchase all of the Clearwire common shares at $3.30.

"We look forward to working with Clearwire's Special Committee as it evaluates our proposal," said Tom Cullen, DISH executive vice president of Corporate Development.

DISH does not intend to coment further at this time.

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.


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