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ISS Backs SoftBank Bid for Sprint

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A prominent proxy adviser said Sprint Nextel shareholders should vote for a $20.1 billion acquisition by SoftBank, but set aside the more contentious question of whether the deal is better than a rival proposal from satellite-television operator Dish Network. Institutional Shareholder Services, which advises big investors like mutual funds how...
ISS Backs SoftBank Bid for Sprint

Higher Costs Hit Dish

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Dish Network's first-quarter net profit fell 40% on higher costs while the satellite-television operator's revenue also fell short of Wall Street expectations....
Higher Costs Hit Dish

Big Sprint Investor Favors Dish Network's Bid

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Dish Network Corp.’s $25.5 billion bid for Sprint Nextel Corp. offers more value to shareholders than the wireless company’s original deal with Japan’s Softbank Corp., Sprint investor Paulson & Co. said Tuesday. The comments by Sprint’s fourth-largest shareholder give a boost to Dish, which lodged its unsolicited cash-and-stock offer Monday....
Big Sprint Investor Favors Dish Network's Bid

U.K. Regulator Says BSkyB "Fit" to Hold License

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U.K. communications regulator Ofcom ruled Thursday that pay-television operator British Sky Broadcasting Group, which counts News Corp. as its biggest shareholder, remains a “fit and proper” holder of its U.K. broadcasting license, following a lengthy investigation. But it criticized Sky’s former chairman James Murdoch, saying his conduct “repeatedly fell short...
U.K. Regulator Says BSkyB "Fit" to Hold License

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
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Dish Network's Net Jumps

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Dish Network earnings rose 24% as the satellite-television operator reversed subscriber losses from previous quarters with the addition of its new Blockbuster video service....
Dish Network's Net Jumps
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