Jun 26, 2013 Shareholders of Sprint Nextel approved an offer from Softbank to acquire a bulk of the U.S. phone company. Now it's up to Washington regulators to approve the foreign purchase.
May 23, 2013 The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Japan-based SoftBank will allow the U.S. government to pick a member of Sprint's board if the deal goes through.
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Apr 15, 2013 Dish Network wants to buy up Sprint Nextel for $25.5 billion. This play is all about the future of TV.
Apr 15, 2013 The Dish TV Network this morning is making a big bid to get into the mobile space. It wants to buy the country’s third largest cellphone carrier Sprint-Nextel for more than $25 billion.
Dec 17, 2012 To compete with AT&T and Verizon, which have about 70 percent of the market, Sprint needs more spectrum and Clearwire has it.
Oct 15, 2012 Softbank, Japan’s No. 3 mobile phone network, agrees to buy a majority stake in Sprint, in a bold bid to take on giants AT&T and Verizon.
Oct 15, 2012 The Japanese mobile phone carrier Softbank has reached a deal to buy 70 percent of U.S. wireless company Sprint Nextel. The $20 billion dollar deal is the largest-ever Japanese acquisition of a foreign company.
Sep 13, 2012 AT&T, Verizon and Sprint offer huge subsidies on new smartphones that hit bottom line.
Jun 13, 2012 Big Red wants you to go nuts on calls and texts, but keep your data use in check.