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SEC FORM 3 SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Ergen Two-Year May 2018 DISH GRAT

(Last) (First) (Middle)
9601 S. MERIDIAN BLVD.

(Street)
ENGLEWOOD CO 80112

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
05/09/2018
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
DISH Network CORP [ DISH ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Class B Common Stock (1) (1) Class A Common Stock 32,000,000 (1) D(2)
Explanation of Responses:
1. The Grantor Retained Annuity Trust ("GRAT") may elect to convert any or all of its Class B shares into an equal number of Class A shares at any time for no additional consideration.
2. On May 9, 2018, Charles W. Ergen established the Ergen Two-Year May 2018 DISH GRAT and contributed 32,000,000 Class B shares, resulting in the transfer of a total of 32,000,000 Class B shares. Mrs. Cantey M. Ergen serves as the trustee of such GRAT.
Remarks:
/s/ Cantey M. Ergen, Trustee of the Ergen Two-Year May 2018 DISH GRAT, by Brandon Ehrhart her Attorney in Fact 05/11/2018
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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    POWER OF ATTORNEY



    Know all by these presents that the undersigned hereby

constitutes and appoints each of Tim Messner, 

Brandon Ehrhart, Eric Pagels, Thomas Walton and Daniel Conroy

signing singly, the undersigned's 

true and lawful attorney-in-fact to:



 (1) execute for and on behalf of the undersigned 

     Forms 3, 4, and 5 in 

     accordance with Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange    

     Act of 1934 and the rules thereunder;



 (2) do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the        

     undersigned which may be necessary or desirable to complete

            and execute any such Form 3, 4, or 5, complete and execute 

            any amendment or amendments thereto, and timely file such 

            form with the United States Securities and Exchange 

            Commission and any stock exchange or similar authority; 

            and



 (3) take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection 

            with the foregoing which, in the opinion of such 

            attorney-in-fact, may be of benefit to, in the best interest 

            of, or legally required by, the undersigned, it being 

            understood that the documents executed by such 

            attorney-in-fact on behalf of the undersigned pursuant 

            to this Power of Attorney shall be in such form and shall 

            contain such terms and conditions as such attorney-in-fact 

            may approve in such attorney-in-fact's
 discretion.



    The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact 

full power and authority to do and perform any and every act and thing

whatsoever requisite, necessary, or proper to be done in the 

exercise of any of the rights and powers herein granted, as fully

to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or could do 

if personally present, with full power of substitution or revocation,

hereby ratifying and confirming all that such attorney-in-fact, or 

such attorney-in-fact's substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do

or cause to be done by virtue of this power of

attorney and the rights and powers herein granted.  The undersigned 

acknowledges that the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in serving in such 

capacity at the request of the undersigned, are not assuming, nor is 

the company assuming, any of the undersigned's responsibilities to comply 

with Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.



    This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect 

until the undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4, and 5 

with respect to the undersigned's holdings of and transactions in 

securities issued by DISH Network Corporation, unless earlier revoked by the 

undersigned in a signed writing delivered to the foregoing 

attorneys-in-fact.



IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney

to be executed as of this 9th day of May 2018.



    Name of Trust: Ergen Two-Year May 2018 DISH GRAT



   

    By: /s/ Cantey M. Ergen

    Its Trustee



    Printed Name: Cantey M. Ergen