EchoStar's DISH Network Now Available at CompUSA Nationwide; CompUSA Stores to
Distribute JVC-Branded Satellite TV Products
LITTLETON, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 20, 2002--EchoStar Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) announced
today that DISH Network satellite TV receivers are now available at 229 CompUSA stores nationwide.
CompUSA will carry the JVC line of satellite TV receivers. Installation of the dish antennas will be performed by DISH Network's
national installation network.
"This agreement offers consumers and CompUSA shoppers access to the lowest all-digital TV price in America, hundreds of
channel choices and the best choice for pay TV," said Amir Ahmed, vice president of sales and distribution at EchoStar's DISH
Network. "In addition, this agreement offers DISH Network a way to expand our distribution while at the same time increasing
CompUSA's product line."
"JVC is very pleased to be working with EchoStar and CompUSA in expanding DISH Network's distribution," said Al Levene, vice
president, new products & special markets at JVC Company of America. "With this agreement, CompUSA can now offer its
customers a full line of JVC satellite receivers, from personal video recorder models to systems offering reception of high-
definition TV programming."
DISH Network is a trademark of EchoStar Communications Corporation. DISH Network is EchoStar's state-of-the-art direct
broadcast satellite TV system that is capable of offering over 500 channels of digital video and CD-quality audio programming,
as well as fully MPEG-2/DVB compliant hardware and installation. EchoStar is included in the Nasdaq-100 Index (NDX) which
contains the largest non-financial companies on the Nasdaq Stock Market. DISH Network serves 8 million customers. For
further product information, visit www.dishnetwork.com.
CompUSA Inc. (www.compusa.com) is one of the nation's leading retailers and resellers of personal computers and related
products and services. CompUSA Inc. currently operates 229 CompUS