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EchoStar XVIII

EchoStar XVIII, built for DISH Network L.L.C., is a Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS) designed to provide exceptional sparing flexibility for the DISH fleet. The satellite will be used by DISH to augment its existing fleet and to assure the highest level of ongoing service to DISH customers.

The satellite is based on the highly reliable SSL 1300 platform, which provides high-power and the flexibility to support a broad range of applications and technology advances.