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May 23, 2013
19:37 EDTS, DISHDISH secures $9B in financing for Sprint deal, WSJ reports
DISH (DISH) has received commitment letters from five banks, including Barclays (BCS) and Jefferies, for financing for its $25.5B bid for Sprint (S), reports The Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter. Reference Link
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January 30, 2015
13:24 EDTDISHDISH issues statement on AWS-3 auction results
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13:13 EDTDISHDISH sinks after FCC announces AWS-3 auction results
Shares of DISH Network (DISH) are volatile and trading lower after the Federal Communications Commission posted the results of its AWS-3 spectrum auction, which raised a total of $41.33B. 31 winning bidders won a total of 1,611 licenses, the FCC noted. Among them, AT&T (T) submitted a total winning bid net amount of $18.19B, Verizon's (VZ) winning bids totaled $10.43B, DISH Network (DISH) won a bid of $10B and T-Mobile (TMUS) had a winning net bid amount of $1.77B. Following the posting of the results to the regulator's website, shares of DISH have been volatile. DISH shares are down 5.5% to $69.45 in afternoon trading.
13:03 EDTDISHFCC reports AT&T winning bid in AWS-3 auction of $18.2B
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13:00 EDTDISHDISH drops 3% after FCC posts spectrum auction results
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12:53 EDTDISHFCC reports AWS auction 97 raises $41.3B, with AT&T, Verizon top bidders
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January 26, 2015
06:44 EDTSSoftbank awaiting Yahoo announcement on Alibaba, WSJ says
Yahoo's (YHOO) upcoming announcement regarding its 15% Alibaba (BABA) stake and 35.5% Yahoo Japan stake may affect Softbank's (SFTBF) plans for Alibaba, reports the Wall Street Journal's Digits blog, citing an SMBC Nikko analyst. Sprint (S)-owner Softbank has a 32% stake in Alibaba and a 43% stake in Yahoo Japan. Analysts say Softbank is unlikely to purchase Yahoo's shares in either company, though a Yahoo Japan buyback is "more plausible." Reference Link
06:31 EDTSCablevision to launch cheap mobile phone service, NY Times says
Cablevision (CVC) intends to unveil later today a cheap, Wi-Fi based mobile phone service, according to The New York Times. The first service of its kind to be introduced by a cable company, the offering will include unlimited data, talking and texting worldwide for $29.95 a month, or $9.95 a month for Cablevisionís Optimum Online customers, the newspaper stated. Incumbent wireless carriers include Verizon (VZ), AT&T (T), T-Mobile (TMUS), and Sprint ()S). Reference Link
January 23, 2015
09:04 EDTSSprint guarantees T-Mobile customers $200 minimum trade in value for smartphones
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January 22, 2015
19:40 EDTSGoogle's entrance into telecommunications may not be beneficial, Re/code says
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January 21, 2015
16:28 EDTSGoogle to launch phone service with Sprint, T-Mobile, The Information says
Google (GOOG, GOOGL) is expected to reach deals to buy wholesale access to Sprint (S) and T-Mobileís (TMUS) voice and data networks in order to sell mobile phone plans directly to customers, according to The Information, citing three people with knowledge of the plans. Google, which may put itself into competition with carrier leaders Verizon (VZ) and AT&T (T) with the new service, "seems likely" to launch the offering this year, according to the report. Reference Link
11:28 EDTDISHDISH found liable for 'tens of millions' of telemarketing violations by court
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January 20, 2015
19:27 EDTDISHDISH Slingbox, Hopper features upheld in copyright ruling
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06:24 EDTST-Mobile warns of unsustainable costs against cellphone giants, Re/code says
T-Mobile (TMUS) owner Deutsche Telekom (DTEGY) claims Verizon (VZ) and AT&T's (T) wealth makes true competition difficult, reports Re/code, citing statements made at Germany's DLD conference. Deutsche Telekom CEO Tim Hoettges stated the dominance of AT&T and Verizon allowed them to make huge bids at the latest midband spectrum auction to further their market lead. Hoettges also stated he was "intrigued" by last year's unsuccessful merger talks with Sprint (S), and warned that T-Mobile's $4B-$5B investment requirements per year are unsustainable. Reference Link
January 16, 2015
11:42 EDTSSprint announces expansion of Sprint Lease program
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10:12 EDTSSprint unit Virgin Mobile to offer no contract data sharing plans
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