Sprint and DISH are said to be in spectrum talks

12/9/2012 | Bloomberg Businessweek · TeleGeography Research

Sprint Nextel reportedly is in talks about forming a partnership with DISH Network that would provide the carrier with access to the satellite provider's untapped mobile spectrum in return for allowing DISH to provide wireless service over Sprint's network. The companies could share revenues, or DISH could be asked to pay to ride over Sprint's facilities. The talks are said to remain in limbo pending a Federal Communications Commission decision on whether DISH can use its 20 MHz of spectrum for terrestrial wireless services.

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