Clearwire tries to persuade minority shareholders that Sprint's $2.2 billion offer is the only option

Clearwire tries to persuade minority shareholders that Sprint's $2.2 billion offer is the only option

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New Clearwire has sent a letter to minority shareholders today to try to persuade them that a proposed buyout from mobile network operator Sprint is the best way forward. Sprint acquired a 50.8 percent stake in Clearwire last October and announced an additional deal, worth $2.2 billion, to buy the remaining...
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