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Sprint no longer interested in buying T-Mobile?

by: Edgar CervantesAugust 5, 2014
A new report from The Wall Street Journal sources "people familiar with the matter", stating Sprint is no longer bidding to acquire good ol' T-Mobile.
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Sprint, T-Mobile merger details being finalized

by: William Neilson JrJuly 14, 2014
A report from Asian publication, Nikkei, that claims that a deal is officially in place and just the final details need to be ironed out.
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Shareholders approve Sprint/SoftBank merger

by: Nate SwannerJune 25, 2013
This takes things a step closer to a newly formed company, with only the FTC needed to approve the deal. For shareholders, the deal gives them $7.65/share, or they can convert their shares 1:1 into the newly formed company.
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Softbank is confident their purchase of Sprint will close in July

by: Nate SwannerJune 21, 2013
For Sprint and Softbank, the good news abounds. Softbank stock is up in anticipation of the deal, and Sprint will gain much needed capital and support to update their network.
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Dish abandons Sprint offer, focuses on Clearwire

by: Nate SwannerJune 19, 2013
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.
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Softbank increases offer for Sprint to $21.6 billion

by: Nate SwannerJune 11, 2013
Softbank has increased their offer for Sprint to $21.6 billion, up from just over $20 billion, and restructured it to give them a larger stake. The new offer is for $16.6 billion in cash, and $5 billion invested into the new company. Is more money to shareholders, and less invested into the new company, a good idea?
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Softbank is considering a bid for T-Mobile if its Sprint offer falls through

by: Robert TriggsJune 10, 2013
In the face of a strong $25 billion counterbid from Disk Network, Softbank is reportedly considering a bid for T-Mobile if its $21 billion offer for Sprint falls through.
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Sharp AQUOS 206SH announced, promises two-day battery life

by: Andrew GrushMay 7, 2013
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.
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SoftBank still hopes to takeover Sprint, if it fails they will still gain nearly $4 billion

by: Andrew GrushApril 16, 2013
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.
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DISH Network offers $25.5 billion for Sprint

by: Nate SwannerApril 15, 2013
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.
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