Providing the Summer of Cricket 2006 package furthers our status as the leader of cricket programming.
EchoStar Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) and its DISH NetworkT announced today that it will offer the "Summer of Cricket 2006" cricket package on DISH Network Pay-Per-View. The package will include the England vs. Sri Lanka and England vs. Pakistan cricket tours that will take place in England this summer.
"EchoStar's DISH Network is the nation's leading TV provider of major cricket matches," said Andy Karofsky, vice president of Programming for DISH Network. "Providing the Summer of Cricket 2006 package furthers our status as the leader of cricket programming."
The Summer of Cricket 2006 package will include the England vs. Sri Lanka and England vs. Pakistan tours for $199.95. The England vs. Sri Lanka tour will run from May 11 through July 2 and will include three, five-day test matches; five, one-day internationals, and one, Twenty/20 match. The England vs. Pakistan tour will run from July 13 through Sept. 11 and will include four, five-day test matches; five, one-day internationals; and one, Twenty/20 match.
Customers may also purchase the tours individually. The England vs. Sri Lanka tour is available for $149.95 and the England vs. Pakistan tour is available for $169.95.
To order the Summer of Cricket 2006 package, the England vs. Sri Lanka and/or the England vs. Pakistan tours, call 1-877-DISH PPV (347-4778) or visit www.dishnetwork.com/cricket. To order service or for more information on DISH Network, visit www.dishnetwork.com, call 1-800/333-DISH (3474), or contact your local DISH Network retailer.
About EchoStar Communications Corporation
EchoStar Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) serves more than 12 million satellite TV customers through its DISH Network, the fastest growing U.S. provider of advanced digital television services in the last five years. DISH Network offers hundreds of video and audio channels, Interactive TV, HDTV, sports and international programming, together with professional installation and 24-hour customer service. Visit EchoStar's DISH Network at www.dishnetwork.comor call 1-800-333-DISH (3474).