How could I not have spotted the name before now!
Word on the street is that T-Mobile and Dish are talking merger. Dish has lots of bandwidth but in the wrong direction. T-Mobile has, well… it’s pink. And T-Mobile is likely to still have some of the Post-AT&T money. And it has some bandwidth. And it’s pink.
Actually might be a very interesting combination.
. . . → Read More: T-Dish? Mobile-D? Deep Dish Pizza?
So, in the latest chapter of the SoftSprint-Clearwire-Dish matrimonial saga, it looks like SoftSprint will indeed take Clearwire to the alter.
Yesterday, Sprint (which had sued Clearwire just three days before to block the sale to Dish) decided to up its offer from $3.40 to $5.00, topping Dish’s offer of $4.40.
Just to make sure . . . → Read More: Sprint to Clearwire: How ’bout a Bigger Dowry?
It didn’t take long for Dish to fire off a public response to Sprint’s compliant to block Dish’s takeover of Clearwire. Here’s what Dish had to say, short and sweet:
“Sprint’s lawsuit is a transparent attempt to divert attention from its failure to deal fairly with Clearwire’s shareholders, as well as to exploit its majority . . . → Read More: Dish to Sprint: Tough! We’re headed to the alter with Clearwire!
Perhaps the new corporate logo? Not if Sprint has its way in court. (Yeah, this logo is my parody.)
Sprint today filed suit in the Court of Chancery in Delaware to block the sale of Clearwire to to Dish Network. The 45-page verified complaint aims to not only stop the sale, but to ding . . . → Read More: Sprint to Dish and Clearwire: Your Marriage is Not Gonna Happen
Perhaps the new corporate logo?(Yeah, this is a parody.)
For years I’ve been telling my clients that the relationship between Clearwire and Sprint is far from what Sprint has portrayed it to be.
No, Clearwire not a controlled entity or affiliate of Sprint, but rather an arms-length investment by Sprint in Clearwire. For a . . . → Read More: Clearwire+Dish Network: A Match Not Made in Japan or Kansas
Breaking new: Dish Network offers $25.5 B to buy Sprint. This is a counter to Japan’s Softbankl offer of $20.1 B to buy 70% of Sprint. This effectively puts Clearwire back in play, too.
Don’t you love it when the game gets exciting? Yeah, me too!
More to follow.
. . . → Read More: Dish Offers $25.5B to buy Sprint: ‘You can hear a satellite drop.’
Now it gets interesting.
As I previously reported, (Soft)Sprint is trying to buy up the shares of Clearwire not already owned by Sprint. They offered $2.97 per share.
Enter, now, Dish Network with an unsolicited offer to purchase Clearwire at $3.30 per share.
Needless to say, Sprint’s not too impressed with the Dish offer.
Now . . . → Read More: Clearwire: “You’re Such a Dish!”