The German-based parent of T-Mobile USA has held talks with Harbinger Capital about partnering with the hedge fund in order for the wireless carrier to get its hands on satellite-based 4G-suitable spectrum that could cover the entire country, the Financial Times reported. Harbinger, like WiMAX service provider Clearwire, hopes to build a business as a wholesale provider of next-generation wireless technology aimed at exploiting the explosive demand for data-based services on mobile networks.

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