Dish to bid for T-Mobile/Sprint assets

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  1. ncted

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    Altice, Charter, DISH on DoJ shortlist for Sprint, T-Mobile assets

    "DISH, meanwhile, has been stockpiling multi-band spectrum in recent years, although its wireless plans remain unclear. The potential acquisition of Sprint’s pre-paid unit, Boost Mobile, would give each player a leg-up in the wireless market."
     
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    Sounds like ground hog day

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    Sounds like ground hog day.
     
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    Sounds like ground hog day
     
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    say again
     
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    Speculation disguised as rumors trapped inside innuendo wrapped inside myth.


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    Man you must read really fast. I just posted that. :)
     
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    The strongest indication maybe there is something to this? The tiny last line of the whole article. You know, like when a Judge is getting ready to rule in your favor and you want to add something, and the Judge asks are you sure you want to say anything I'm about to rule in your favor........

    "Dish declined to comment."
     
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    Stock price pumping and dumping is my guess
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    Actually, this is more than rumor. He has been talking to the FCC and DOJ about this along with Charter and Altice. Pai really wants the merger to go through, and he has identified people who can help make it happen. Ergen is one of them.

    This isn't the same thing as the DirecTV merger talk, which is just analysts dreaming up scenarios.
     
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    Ok, now I'm interested for sure. Several motivated parties. DISH of course to get into the business, Sprint and TMobile who want to merge and this sale that helps set up a fourth provider probably puts them over the edge. Then you have people wanting to invest. Could this really happen?
     
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    I understand the longest successful sniper shot with a 50 cal was over a mile away.

    I’d say Dish’s chances at building a viable cell phone network are somewhat less than those odds


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    So.......... You're sayin there's a chance! :biggrin
     
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    I tend to agree.

    Is Charlie going to build his wireless network, buy sprint or buy Directv.

    He can only do 1

    Best move would to trade the spectrum to AT&T in exchange for Directv and get out of the wireless business.

    However the Tv business is dying, so buying directv may not be that great of an idea right now
     

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