Imagine a handset that packs a big display and fast processor, yet still offers enough power efficiency to make it through two days of use. That's exactly what the newly announced Sharp AQUOS Phone 206SH sets out to accomplish.
SoftBank still hopes to takeover Sprint, if it fails they will still gain nearly $4 billion
Yesterday Dish Network threw a pretty big wrench into Softbank's plans to takeover Sprint, offering up its own bid of $25.5 billion. Despite Dish's proposal, Softbank still expects to complete the deal with Sprint on July 1st.
DISH Network has long been a shark, circling the school of Mobile carrier fish. They made an attempt to wrestle Clearwire from Sprint long ago, and were famously flirting with Google regarding a network of some sort. DISH has an angle here... and it’s a good one. They want to bundle everything we want, together, making themselves the go-to provider for... anything, really.
SoftBank CEO says he has already patented translation tech in Google Glass
The Dish Network and Sprint rivalry has been going on quietly behind larger events like CES 2013. However, the two companies continue to battle as Dish asks the FCC to freeze the Sprint and Softbank deal.
Remember when the Japanese operator SoftBank announced that they were going to buy 70% of Sprint? Everyone in the office scratched their heads because we frankly didn't know how to react to the deal. Now, thanks to an exhaustively researched piece on The Wall Street Journal about Masayoshi Son, SoftBank's CEO, we not only know a lot more the Japanese company, but we're also filled with excitement.