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Dish’s $20 web TV service, Sling TV, will soon be publicly available
The focus now shifts to Clearwire, where Dish has a new set of headaches. Sprint’s deal with Softbank hinges, in part, on Sprint’s ability to acquire the remaining half of Clearwire it didn’t already own.
In a rather bold move, Sprint has sued Dish Network to stop the satellite TV provider from purchasing a controlling interest in Clearwire. Though the offer Dish put on the table was recommended by the Clearwire board to their shareholders, Sprint is claiming it violates shareholders’ rights under the Clearwire charter.
Clearwire board recommends shareholders accept Dish offer, not Sprint’s
Clearwire is the winner in this scenario, as they’re in the best position to dictate terms. Just as it was before, the Dish offer is the best on the table. This time, they’ve gone ahead and accepted it, rather than take payment from Sprint.