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Leap of Fate for T-Mobile and Dish

Fate may be conspiring to bring Dish Network and T-Mobile US together.

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Sprint Files Lawsuit Against Dish, Clearwire to Block Tender Offer

Sprint Nextel Corp. has filed a lawsuit against Dish Network Corp. and Clearwire Corp. in an effort to block the satellite-TV provider’s tender offer for Clearwire.

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Clearwire Committee to Back Dish’s Offer, Delay Sprint Vote

A special committee of Clearwire Corp.’s board is planning to push back a Thursday shareholder vote and recommend the full board endorse a tender offer from Dish Network Corp., according to a person familiar with the situation, a move that would shun an earlier takeover agreement with majority owner Sprint Nextel Corp.

FreedomPop Expands Its Free Service to Voice

Starting this summer, FreedomPop will offer Android phones with 200 free minutes, as well as unlimited texting and 500 megabytes of data. Unlimited calling will be just $10 a month.
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Sprint Questions Dish-Clearwire Bid

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.

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Dish Bid for Clearwire Complicates Telecom Deal Dance

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.

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Samsung Claims 5G Mobile Breakthrough

Samsung Electronics said Monday it has made a breakthrough in developing mobile technology for fifth-generation networks, though it expects it will take years until the service is brought online for subscribers.

FreedomPop Begins Shift to Sprint Network With 3G/4G Hotspot

FreedomPop plans to start offering the Overdrive Pro hotspot, which works on both WiMax and Sprint’s 3G network.

Mobile Data Revenue in U.S. and U.K. to Surpass Voice Revenue by 2014

A surge in mobile broadband connections is spiking mobile data revenue.
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FreedomPop Raises a Few More Million to Further Disrupt Mobile Broadband

It will use the added $4 million to continue to come up with new ways to turn the mobile broadband market on its head, CEO Stephen Stokols tells AllThingsD.
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