Dish Network was not the only company interested in T-Mobile-Sprint’s divested assets


Dish Network reportedly agreed to spend $5 billion to buy prepaid wireless assets and some spectrum from T-Mobile-Sprint. This will allow it to create a new wireless company to replace Sprint, helping to pave the way for Justice Department approval of the $26.5 billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger. Dish seemingly has made a great deal. When reports started circulating that T-Mobile and Sprint would find a buyer for the latter’s prepaid Boost Mobile unit, it was thought that Boost could fetch as much as $3 billion to $4 billion. If this morning’s report is legit, Dish will shell out only $1.5 billion …

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