DISH Pursues Co-Development of Fixed-Mobile Broadband Offering DISH Network and NTELOS Holdings Corp. sign Letter of Intent to pursue strategic relationship Service would deliver wireless broadband to largely underserved or unserved communities in the NTELOS service region WAYNESBORO, Va. Show More Summary
I know that Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE:S) investors likely feel mixed emotions about what is going on with their company. On the one hand, the stock price is up recently on news about Softbank and Dish Network each looking to buy the company. However, what seems to be lost in the shuffle of all of this [...]
(Reuters) - Satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp and wireless network provider nTelos Holdings Corp said they would jointly develop a broadband service within nTelos's coverage territory serving parts of Virginia, Maryland and a few other states.
Dish Networks came out swinging in response to reports that Japan's SoftBank will allow the U.S. to name a member to Sprint's board of directors in its attempt to diffuse any worry about national security. "A Dish-Sprint will be better...Show More Summary
Are we watching two companies engaging in the usual mergers and acquisition maneuvering between rivals? Or are the daily moves and countermoves of SoftBank and DISH Network, as they eye a pot containing Sprint Nextel and Clearwire, more...Show More Summary
Dish Network Corp. took one step closer to arranging $9 billion in committed financing for its $25.5 billion bid for Sprint Nextel Corp., according to people familiar with the matter.
DISH Statement on SoftBank's Claims and Attempt to Control Assets of National Strategic Importance ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DISH Network Corporation ( NAS: DISH ) today responded to the recently launched SoftBank web page [http://www.softbank.co.jp/sprint/benefits/] touting the purported benefits of its attempt to gain control of Sprint. Show More Summary
DISH Network has secured $9 billion in “committed financing” as part of its $25.5 billion bid for Sprint. The company hopes it will help persuade the telecommunication company to rethink... Keep reading ?
Sprint Nextel wants to buy Clearwire. DISH Network also wants to buy Clearwire -- or Sprint, if the Clearwire deal falls through. Japanese network operator SoftBank is putting up its dukes for a fight over Sprint, though. And if all...Show More Summary
Dish Network claims national security concerns with Sprint-Softbank deal: Dish Network has undertaken a major media campaign — including taking out a full page ad in The Washington Post — to suggest that the acquisition deal between Softbank and Sprint will cause national security problems. Read full article >>
DISH Statement on SoftBank and CFIUS ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DISH Network Corporation ( NAS: DISH ) responded to news reports regarding the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) review of the proposed...Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Dish Network Corp has rolled out an advertising campaign suggesting a deal by a Japanese company to acquire Sprint Nextel Corp could threaten U.S. national security, hoping to sway lawmakers and win support for its rival offer.
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No matter which company -- DISH Network or SoftBank -- ends up taking over Sprint Nextel, it will shake up the U.S. mobile industry status quo. Which new owner could prove most disruptive? Watch the video below by Fool contributor Dan Radovsky. The Motley Fool's chief investment officer has selected his No. Show More Summary
Sprint Nextel has increased its offer to buy out Clearwire, bidding US$3.40 per share, to counter a competing offer by Dish Network. The new bid marks a significant boost from its earlier offer of $2.97 per share and beats Dish's $3.30 bid. Show More Summary
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The higher $3.40-per-share offer comes just ahead of a shareholder vote that clearly wasn't going Sprint's way.
By Zvi Bar: In the battle for control of Sprint (S), rather than getting into a bidding war with Dish Network (DISH), SoftBank (SFTBF.PK) instead opted to make a logistical attack. Dish was happy to fight fire with fire. Sprint is clearly...Show More Summary
DISH and Sprint to Begin Due Diligence, Engage in Talks ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DISH Network Corporation ( NAS: DISH ) ("DISH") today responded to Sprint Nextel Corporation's announcement ("Sprint") that it has receivedShow More Summary