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Clearwire to Take $80 Million Funding Draw From Sprint

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Clearwire Corp. will again tap financing from Sprint Nextel Corp. under their buyout deal, taking a $80 million draw for May that will be the last available before Clearwire shareholders vote on the deal. In December, Sprint offered to buy the rest of Clearwire in a $2.2 billion deal, and...
Clearwire to Take $80 Million Funding Draw From Sprint

Big Clearwire Holder Resists Sprint

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Sprint Nextel Corp. is up to its neck in a merger fight, and it’s all about airwaves. Pay-TV provider Dish Network Corp. has offered $25.5 billion for the mobile-phone carrier, in a headline-grabbing attempt to break up Sprint’s agreement to be bought by SoftBank Corp. But Sprint is waging another...
Big Clearwire Holder Resists Sprint

Sprint Questions Dish-Clearwire Bid

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Sprint Nextel Corp. raised objections over Dish Network Corp.’s tender offer to acquire Clearwire Corp., saying the bid is “not actionable”, continuing the complicated drama over control of the mobile broadband provider that is majority-owned by Sprint. In a letter to Clearwire’s board Monday, Sprint said Dish’s bid of $4.40...
Sprint Questions Dish-Clearwire Bid

Credit Suisse Snaps Up Google’s Clearwire Stake

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Credit Suisse has purchased Google’s stake in wireless broadband provider Clearwire Corp., according to people familiar with the matter. Mountain View, Calif.-based Google disclosed earlier this week that it had sold its 29.4 million shares of Clearwire for $2.26 apiece, or $66.5 million, to an undisclosed buyer. Read the rest...
Credit Suisse Snaps Up Google’s Clearwire Stake

CTIA: Clearwire’s Qualcomm Deal May Lead to Carrier Contracts

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Clearwire Corp. Chief Executive Erik Prusch said he can make wholesale deals with the largest carriers such as AT&T Inc. after signing a deal with Qualcomm Inc. to provide chips that work with the company’s high-speed wireless network. Prusch said the chips would work on differing versions of the 4G...
CTIA: Clearwire’s Qualcomm Deal May Lead to Carrier Contracts

Dish Bid for Clearwire Complicates Telecom Deal Dance

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Dish Network Corp.’s last-minute bid for Clearwire Corp. complicates an already dizzying set of telecom deals and creates a variety of scenarios that are sending stocks in varying directions. After the fourth bid in the battle for Clearwire, a mobile broadband provider that is majority owned by Sprint Nextel Corp.,...
Dish Bid for Clearwire Complicates Telecom Deal Dance

Dish Increases Its Bid for Clearwire

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Dish Network Corp. has increased its bid for mobile-broadband operator Clearwire Corp., topping the offer Sprint Nextel Corp. raised last week. Late Wednesday, Dish offered to acquire Clearwire for $4.40 a share in cash, a 29 percent premium over Sprint’s offer of $3.40 a share. Clearwire shares jumped 19 percent...
Dish Increases Its Bid for Clearwire

Clearwire Shareholders to Press for Higher Buyout

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Some Clearwire Corp. shareholders have formed a group with the aim of getting a higher buyout price for the mobile broadband provider than the one currently in place from Sprint Nextel Corp. In December, Clearwire’s majority owner, Sprint, offered to buy the rest of Clearwire that it doesn’t own for...
Clearwire Shareholders to Press for Higher Buyout

Clearwire tops 10M customers, continues to pile up losses

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Clearwire Corp. said Wednesday that it was one of the fastest growing telecommunications companies in the country last year, reporting revenues that jumped 143 percent to $1.25 billion. Wholesale revenue — in which the company resells access to its high-speed wireless network — represented $493 million of the company’s revenue. The...
Clearwire tops 10M customers, continues to pile up losses

Verizon bids for spectrum from Clearwire while Dish attempts merger with Sprint

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Verizon Wireless, which recently teamed up with telecommunications giant Comcast Corporation, is reportedly offering Clearwire Corp $1.5 billion in an effort to lease spectrum from the wireless communications company, according to The Wall Street Journal. Meanwhile, Dish Network has motioned toward a $25.5 billion bid to merge with Sprint,...
Verizon bids for spectrum from Clearwire while Dish attempts merger with Sprint

Google Reportedly Building A Super-Secret Wireless Network

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The system uses the more reliable licensed spectrum, but on a frequency unused by existing consumer devices. The WSJ is pointing out an interesting application submitted to the FCC by Google last week. It appears the Internet company is attempting to build a huge Wi-Fi network across its Mountain...
Google Reportedly Building A Super-Secret Wireless Network

Sprint in Talks to Buy Clearwire

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Sprint Nextel Corp. is in talks to acquire the 49 percent of Clearwire Corp. it does not already own in a move to clear up a tangled ownership structure that has left Sprint unable to control the decisions of a key strategic partner, people familiar with the situation said Tuesday....
Sprint in Talks to Buy Clearwire

Time Warner Cable to Sell Its Clearwire Stake

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Time Warner Cable Inc. is planning to sell its entire 7.8 percent stake in struggling mobile-broadband provider Clearwire Corp. The cable company notified other major Clearwire investors, which have an option to buy part or all of the stake, of the move and disclosed its intention in a regulatory filing...
Time Warner Cable to Sell Its Clearwire Stake

NetZero offering free data plan with new 4G hotspot service

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While Apple’s new LTE-capable iPad launched on AT&T and Verizon last Friday, NetZero announced today a new contract-free 4G hotspot service that provides consumers with another option for data. You might remember NetZero from its ad-supported freemium dialup service in the 90s, and the new service will also provide a...
NetZero offering free data plan with new 4G hotspot service

Sprint to take controlling stake in Clearwire

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A regulatory filing revealed today that US carrier Sprint will buy shares in Clearwire Corp. sufficient to take a controlling stake in the wireless carrier. Sprint will pay $100 million to Eagle Rivers Holding, an investment firm owned by Clearwire founder Craig McCaw, in order to acquire a further 30.9...
Sprint to take controlling stake in Clearwire

Sprint to Take Control of Clearwire

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Sprint Nextel Corp. is set to gain control of partner Clearwire Corp. without an acquisition, people familiar with the matter said, a deal that will clarify a long-dysfunctional relationship that became a central issue in the No. 3 U.S. carrier’s $20 billion acquisition by Japan’s Softbank Corp. Clearwire, a wireless...
Sprint to Take Control of Clearwire

In Clearwire Gambit, Spectrum Is the Prize

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Charlie Ergen, chairman of Dish Network Corp., is in a familiar position: He can win even by losing. Mr. Ergen’s attempt to snatch wireless provider Clearwire Corp. out of the hands of its current merger partner, Sprint Nextel Corp., is just his latest move in a long chess match. The...
In Clearwire Gambit, Spectrum Is the Prize

WSJ: Sprint and SoftBank reach an agreement with the US over security concerns from acquisition

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Sprint Nextel and Japanese corporation SoftBank have reportedly reached an agreement in principle with the United States over national security concerns. According to the Wall Street Journal, both companies have agreed to create a national security committee with four members that would each be approved by the US government. Additionally,...
WSJ: Sprint and SoftBank reach an agreement with the US over security concerns from acquisition

Sprint's Clearwire Bid Gets Mixed Reviews

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Proxy-advisory firms offered differing views of Sprint Nextel Corp.’s contested bid to take over Clearwire Corp., raising the uncertainty around the May 21 shareholder vote on the deal. Sprint agreed to buy the half of Clearwire it doesn’t already own for $2.2 billion, or $2.97 a share, but that offer...
Sprint's Clearwire Bid Gets Mixed Reviews

Clearwire, Leap Make Wholesale Pact

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Clearwire Corp. signed a five-year wholesale deal with Leap Wireless International Inc. to supply the pay-as-you-go carrier with high-speed mobile broadband service, an initial milestone in Clearwire’s effort to reposition itself primarily as a wholesaler. Clearwire has been hunting wholesale customers since at least September, when Chief Executive, Erik Prusch,...
Clearwire, Leap Make Wholesale Pact

Sprint in Deal to Buy Rest of Clearwire

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Sprint Nextel Corp. raised its offer to acquire the roughly 50 percent stake in Clearwire Corp. it doesn’t already own, agreeing to pay $2.97 a share. Sprint’s move to consolidate Clearwire is seen as key to a strategy meant to disrupt the U.S. wireless market, which is dominated by Verizon...
Sprint in Deal to Buy Rest of Clearwire

Sprint Bids for Rest of Clearwire

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Sprint Nextel Corp. offered to acquire the 49% of Clearwire Corp. it doesn’t already own for $2.90 a share, confirming that the carrier is moving to consolidate a long-time partner that is key to its future strategy. Clearwire shares immediately rose above the offer price Thursday, reinforcing expectations that any...
Sprint Bids for Rest of Clearwire

Google’s Shortfall From Clearwire Gets Clearer

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It turns out Google Inc. didn’t do quite as bad as feared on its investment in Clearwire Corp. That isn’t the same as saying it did well, of course. In a securities filing late Monday, Google said it sold its 29.4 million Clearwire shares on March 1 for $2.26 each,...
Google’s Shortfall From Clearwire Gets Clearer
Sprint acquires a controlling 50.8% stake in Clearwire

Dish Asks FCC to Halt Sprint-Softbank Review Clock

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Dish Network Corp. has asked the Federal Communications Commission to halt the regulatory-review “shot clock” for Softbank Corp.’s plans to buy a 70 percent stake in Sprint Nextel Corp. for $20 billion. In the filing, posted Thursday, Dish said many issues are unresolved in the acquisition review, which includes Sprint’s...
Dish Asks FCC to Halt Sprint-Softbank Review Clock

Softbank grants US government the right to approve a director for Sprint, should takeover bid succeed

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Amid security concerns over the cross-border takeover of Sprint Nextel by Softbank, the Tokyo-based company has agreed to give the U.S. federal government the right to approve a director it will nominate to Sprint’s board. According to a report by the Wall Street Journal (spotted first by The Verge), the director,...
Softbank grants US government the right to approve a director for Sprint, should takeover bid succeed

Dish's Clearwire Offer Lives On

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Clearwire Corp. kept alive its consideration of a merger proposal from satellite television operator Dish Network Corp., as a vocal group of shareholders continues to oppose the wireless broadband operator’s deal to be bought by Sprint Nextel Corp. In a regulatory filing Friday, Clearwire said it opted not to tap...
Dish's Clearwire Offer Lives On
Sprint Nextel takes control of Clearwire after increasing stake to 50.8 percent
Sprint confirms it's buying the rest of Clearwire for $2.2 billion

Verizon Wireless Pursues Clearwire Spectrum

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Verizon Wireless has offered to pay up to $1.5 billion to buy spectrum leases from Clearwire Corp., people familiar with the matter said. The move would give the country’s largest wireless carrier the right to use airwaves currently controlled by Clearwire in big markets in the U.S. It also further...
Verizon Wireless Pursues Clearwire Spectrum
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