DISH Network adds 249,000 net subscribers in 4Q09

Monday, March 1st, 2010 
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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — DISH Network Corporation (Nasdaq: DISH) today reported total revenue of $2.96 billion for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2009, a 1.4 percent increase compared with $2.92 billion for the corresponding period in 2008.

DISH Network gained approximately 249,000 net subscribers during the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2009, giving the company approximately 14.100 million subscribers at year-end. The number of net subscribers gained for the full year ended Dec. 31, 2009 was approximately 422,000.

                                                             For the Years Ended December 31,
                                             ------------------------------------------------
                                                2009      2008      2007      2006      2005
                                             --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
Subscribers, as of period end (in millions)   14.100    13.678    13.780    13.105    12.040
Subscriber additions, gross (in millions)      3.118     2.966     3.434     3.516     3.397
Subscriber additions, net (in millions)        0.422    (0.102)    0.675     1.065     1.135

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