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$21.6 Billion Sprint-SoftBank Merger is Now Complete

$21.6 Billion Sprint-SoftBank Merger is Now Complete

By Sean Patterson July 11, 2013

Sprint Nextel shareholders recently voted overwhelmingly to approve a proposed merger between Sprint and SoftBank. Earlier this week, the deal cleared one final hurdle with the unanimous decision by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to approve the merger. Today, …

Sprint Fully Acquires Clearwire for $2.2 Billion Sprint Fully Acquires Clearwire for $2.2 Billion

Sprint announced today that it will acquire the 50% of Clearwire that the company does not already own. Sprint will pay $2.97 per share of Clearwire, spending $2.2 billion for the purchase. The transaction puts Clearwire’s value at around $10 …

Google Offers Great Deal On Junk Investment Google Offers Great Deal On Junk Investment

Some hard times are coming for Clearwire Corporation. Google has filed paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to shed their 6.5 percent stake in the 4G wireless providers corporation. Clearwater’s major investment in WiMaxx was supposed to cement …

WiMax And Google, In Your Pocket
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The conquest of the desktop network ended once Google passed 50 percent of the search market. To grow, they need to roll into broader lands beyond their empire.

WiMax Ready To Roll From Sprint
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By merging its Xohm high-speed WiMax broadband division with Clearwire, Sprint will breathe new life into fast wireless Internet access.

WiMax: Sprint, Clearwire Split

The difficulties associated with rolling out wireless service through WiMax may have claimed the nascent Sprint and Clearwire partnership as a victim.

Sprint’s WiMax Fate Being Debated

The $5 billion price tag to bring Xohm, Sprint’s WiMax offering, to fruition may be just a little too rich as the wireless carrier looks at options for the business.

Clearwire Partners With Satellite TV Companies

Clearwire Corporation has entered into a distribution agreement with DIRECTV and EchoStar Communications.

 

Clearwire Finds Partners
Clearwire Finds Partners
Intel, Clearwire Doing The WiMAX Thing

Intel and Clearwire, Craig McCaw’s wireless broadband services company, announced they will jointly develop and deploy wireless broadband capabilities using WiMAX networks.