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February 1st, 2010

EchoStar — It's ViP-TV Treatment For BTC (SatBroadcasting™)

EchoStar Satellite Services L.L.C., a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), will now deliver its ViP-TV(TM) video transport service to BTC Broadband, a provider of whole home telecommunications services in Oklahoma. BTC will receive transport of as many as 49 HDTV channels to its IPTV headend.

BTC Broadband is a communications company offering a variety of cutting-edge communications and entertainment products for residential and business customers in Oklahoma, including local and long distance telephone, high speed Internet, enhanced calling features, digital television and wireless service. BTC Broadband has deployed fiber-to-the-home for delivery of high speed two-way video, voice and data services. BTC Broadband's IPTV solution integrates ViP-TV streams into the fs|cdn(R) IPTV middleware solution from Conklin-Intracom. This solution has gone through rigorous testing and has been certified by Conklin-Intracom.