Articles tagged with: Dish Network

US Regulator Raises $1.56 billion from Radio Spectrum Auction

The US telecoms regulator completed its H-Block radio spectrum auction last week, and raised US$1.564 billion from the sale, which matched the reserve price set by the regulator. more

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Dish Network Drops Attempt to Buy LightSquared

USA based Dish Network has dropped its bid to buy the bankrupt LTE operator, LightSquared, for the moment. more

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Harbinger Sues Dish Chairman Over Secret Plan to Take Control of LightSquared

Philip Falcone's Harbinger Capital Partners has sued Dish Network's Chairman Charles Ergen seeking US$2 billion in damages and a further US$2 billion in compensation after they accused him of seeking to take control of the bankrupt LightSquared mobile network via debt purchases. more

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Sprint Sues to Block Dish Bid for Clearwire

USA based Sprint has decided to take legal action after the board of its Clearwire subsidiary recommended a rival offer to buy out the minority shareholders from Dish Network. more

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DISH and nTelos launch fixed wireless LTE pilot

USA based Dish Network and nTelos have deployed a trial fixed wireless LTE service in rural Virginia using wireless spectrum in the 2.5 GHz range.  more

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Clearwire Recommends Shareholders Vote Against Sprint Takeover Bid

Clearwire, the USA based WiMAX to LTE network that is currently subject to a takeover bid from Sprint Nextel has voted in favour of a rival takeover bid from Dish Network, even though it would leave Sprint as the majority owner anyway. more

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Softbank Raises Offer to Buy Majority Stake in Sprint Nextel

Japan's Softbank has raised its offer to buy a 70% stake in USA based Sprint Nextel, although in raw cash terms, it is still less than the offer from rival Dish Network. more

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Dish Network Raises Offer to Buy Clearwire Above Rival Sprint Offer

Dish Network has raised its offer to buy a large, but minority stake in the USA WiMAX network, Clearwire, valuing the company at US$6.5 billion. more

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Dish Says Softbank Takeover of Sprint Nextel Threatens US Security

USA's Dish Network has stepped up the public rhetoric in its battle to beat Japan's Softbank to control of Sprint Nextel. more

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Dish Network Offers $2 Billion to Buy LightSquared's Radio Spectrum

Although it is bidding US$25 billion to buy a majority stake in Sprint Nextel, that hasn't stopped Dish Network from offering US$2 billion to pick up the radio spectrum assets held by bankrupt LTE wannabe LightSquared. more

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