Dish Network said today that it would not make a new offer to buy Sprint Nextel, in time for the Tuesday deadline. Instead, Dish will focus on its attentions on wireless provider Clearwire. This is the latest event in the never-ending Sprint-Dish-Clearwire-SoftBank saga that is more dramatic than a soap opera.
"This is a full-on replacement for the carrier," FreedomPop's CEO said.
The battle for wireless spectrum in the U.S. is getting more complicated by the day.
It's a takeover that would satisfy the satellite TV company's wireless ambitions, while also squashing takeover efforts by Japan's Softbank.
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Clearwire's fate is beginning to resemble a daytime soap opera.
It's a good day for wireless service provider Clearwire, which currently has two lucrative offers that could make its shareholders very happy.
How bad is the spectrum crunch? Bad enough that wireless service provider rivals will make billion-dollar, last minute bids to obtain more of it.
Sprint won't have to fret about spectrum for 4G LTE after this.
Sprint's slightly tumultuous relationship with Clearwire may finally lead to a marriage.
Sprint has purchased majority interest in wireless broadband company Clearwire from one of its largest shareholders, the company said today.
Editor's Pick FreedomPop has built up quite a bit of hype over the past few months for its proposed freemium 4G service -- starting today, we'll finally get to see if it can live up to its many promises.
Sprint is no longer the majority stakeholder in high-speed wireless company Clearwire, the company announced today.
On the surface, this may seem like a set-back for the third largest carrier, which relies quite a bit on Clearwire for both its …
New details have emerged on mysterious wireless company FreedomPop’s plan to give wireless broadband to consumers at little or no cost, according to a report from AllThingsD.
FreedomPop, which has heavy involvement from Skype co-founder Niklas Zennstrom, aims to shakeup …
Mysterious wireless company FreedomPop will soon offer an iPhone case with a WiMax radio inside and free access to a 1GB data plan, according to a TechCrunch report.
FreedomPop will be mimicking NetZero’s just-announced plan to offer a freemium model …
NetZero surprised the world when it offered up free ad-supported Internet access back in 1998. Now the company will soon try to bring its cost-effective approach to Web access with a low-cost no-contract 4G wireless data service.
“Our service gives …
The hits keep coming for wholesale wireless network startup LightSquared, which just lost big client Leap Wireless due to uncertainty about the future of its high-speed LTE network.
Back in February, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rejected LightSquared’s plans to …
More bad news for the struggling WiMAX wireless network Clearwire. Google is preparing to sell off its entire stake in the company, according to SEC documents filed by the search giant today.
Google originally purchased a 6.5 percent stake in …
In yet another step away from bankruptcy, wholesale wireless provider Clearwire announced yesterday that it plans to raise $595 million via two sales of common stock.
The news comes on the heels of Sprint’s massive $1.6 billion deal with the …