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PocketDISH Portable Media Companion

Monty Solomon (
Tue, 11 Oct 2005 13:42:17 -0400

DISH Network Introduces PocketDISH Portable Media Companion;
Three Handheld Styles Play Music, Store Photos, and Display TV
Entertainment, Anywhere
- Oct 11, 2005 08:02 AM (BusinessWire)

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 11, 2005--EchoStar
Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH) and its DISH Network(TM)
satellite TV service announced today the rollout of its
PocketDISH(TM), a new line of portable media companions. Enhancing the
most on-the-go lifestyles, the handheld PocketDISH downloads and plays
thousands of MP3s, stores and displays photos and is one of the
industry's first video players. PocketDISH gives TV viewers the
ability to take their favorite sitcoms, reality shows or even last
night's game with them to watch anywhere.

The sleek, silver PocketDISH is available in three models: two
portable media recorders and a portable media player.

With the choice of a crystal-clear 2.2-inch, 4-inch or 7-inch LCD
screen, PocketDISH is one of the most advanced portable media devices
available and provides consumers the ultimate convenience in how they
watch television. Compatible with most TVs and consumer electronic
devices on the market today, the units can download or record content
from a PC or Mac, digital cameras, mass storage devices, as well as
other video or audio sources such as DVD players, camcorders and VCRs.
DISH Network customers will enjoy a special feature of ultra-fast
video transfer speeds when attaching PocketDISH to select DISH Network
digital video recorders (DVRs) via a USB 2.0 connection. For instance,
an hour of DISH Network programming can be transferred to the
PocketDISH hard drive in about five minutes.


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