Jan 6, 2015

Dish to unveil $20-a-month streaming-TV service with ESPN, TNT

Dish Network Corp. plans to unveil the first major online television service from a cable or satellite company, a $20-a-month set of 12 channels that targets U.S. customers who don’t want to pay for larger, more expensive TV packages. Called Sling TV, the service ...

Jun 27, 2013

Dish drops Clearwire bid, paving way for Softbank-Sprint deal

U.S. satellite broadcaster Dish Network Corp. said Wednesday it has backed out of its bidding race with Sprint Nextel Corp. for control of wireless Internet firm Clearwire Corp. Dish’s decision to withdraw its tender offer for Clearwire, a Sprint unit that controls valuable wireless ...

May 30, 2013

Softbank's bid for Sprint close to U.S. security OK

Softbank Corp.’s $20.1 billion takeover of Sprint Nextel Corp., the third-largest U.S. wireless carrier, is close to passing a national security review by U.S. officials, a source said. The Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. is close to advising Softbank and Sprint that ...