DISH Network Now Broadcasts PAX Locals in West Palm Beach and Miami Featuring Marlins


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ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 1, 2004--EchoStar Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:DISH) announced that its DISH Network(TM) now broadcasts PAX Ch. 35 (WPXM) to Miami DISH Network customers and PAX Ch. 67 (WPXP) to West Palm Beach, Fla., DISH Network customer. Both channels will feature 55 select Marlins games throughout the season.

PAX Channels 35 and 67 feature programming which includes extensive coverage of local Marlins baseball games. PAX Channels 35 and 67 have been added to the local channels package.

-- The channel line-up for West Palm Beach now features ABC Ch.
25 (WPBF), CBS Ch. 12 (WPEC), NBC Ch. 5 (WPTV), FOX Ch. 29
(WFLX), IND Ch. 61 (WFGC), PBS Ch. 42 (WXEL), UPN Ch. 34
(WTVX) and PAX Ch. 67 (WPXP).

-- The channel line-up for Miami now features ABC Ch. 10 (WPLG),
CBS Ch. 4 (WFOR), FOX Ch. 7 (WSVN), NBC Ch. 6 (WTVJ), IND Ch.
22 (WDLP), PBS Chs. 17 and 2 (WLRN/WPBT), Telefutura Ch. 69
(WAMI), Telemundo Ch. 51 (WSCV), Univision Ch. 23 (WLTV), UPN
Ch. 33 (WBFS) and the WB Ch. 39 (WBZL).

DISH Network now offers local channels as part of its new Digital Home Advantage promotion. Starting at $29.99 per month, this promotion offers customers free installation for up to four TVs, with no commitment and no hardware to buy and includes more than 60 popular TV channels such as ESPN, Discovery and the Food Network, plus local TV channels. For customers who do not subscribe to Digital Home Advantage, local channels will be available at $5.99 per a month. DISH Network now offers local channels to a total of 111 cities and their metro areas nationwide.

For more information on DISH Network, visit, call 800-333-DISH (3474), or contact a local DISH Network retailer.

EchoStar Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:DISH) serves more than 9.4 million satellite TV customers through its DISH Network(TM) and is a leading U.S. provider of advanced digital television services. DISH Network's services include hundreds of video and audio channels, Interactive TV, HDTV, sports and international programming, together with professional installation and 24-hour customer service. DISH Network is the leader in the sale of digital video recorders (DVRs). Visit EchoStar's DISH Network at or call 800-333-DISH (3474).

CONTACT: EchoStar Communications Corporation
Julie Popp, 303-723-2023
Steve Caulk, 303-723-2010

SOURCE: EchoStar Communications Corporation

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