After 9 Months, The Softbank-Sprint Merger Will Be A Done Deal On July 10

It's been nine months since we first caught wind of Softbank's $20.1 billion purchase of a majority stake in Sprint, and the story is finally coming to a close. Japanese mobile carrier Softbank an

Dish Makes $25.5B Bid For Sprint To Snatch It Out Of Softbank’s Hands

A dramatic turn of events in the ongoing story of U.S. carrier consolidation: Dish Network is <a target="_blank" href="

Dish Network Chairman Said To Be Seeking A Merger With T-Mobile USA

Say what you will about Dish Networks, but the Colorado company's brass has some moxie. The satellite media service provider has been trying for years now to link up with notable national wireless car

Sprint Seals Deal For 100% Ownership Of Clearwire, At $2.97 Per Share Or $2.2 Billion Total

Sprint today announced that it has arranged an agreement with Clearwire to buy out the remainder of the smaller company for $2.2 billion, or $2.97 per share. The final price is at the top of the repor

Sprint Faces Cap On Clearwire Deal From SoftBank While Investors Look For More

Sprint's attempted purchase of Clearwire may have hit a snag, according to a new report from Reuters. Sprint reportedly has a hard cap on how much it can offer to buy out the beleaguered Clearwire, se

Sprint Looks To Buy Out Remainder Of Clearwire For Around $2.1B

Earlier, it was rumored that Sprint was considering a buy-out of the remaining 48 percent of Clearwire shares it didn't own, after the pending Softbank investment in its company promised to deliver it

Sprint Reportedly In Talks To Acquire Remaining 49 Percent Of Clearwire, Along With Spectrum Rights

Sprint is said to be in talks to gobble up the remaining 49 percent of Clearwire it doesn't already own, according to new reports from CNBC and the Wall Street Journal. The deal is meant to sort out i

Karma Launches Its $79 4G Mobile Hotspot And Pay-As-You-Go Data Plan That Reward Users For Sharing Their Bandwidth

The founders behind <a target="_blank" href="">Karma</a> (no, not <a href=""><em>that</em> Karma</a>) think that the

Sprint Inks Deal To Support Clearwire With $1.6 Billion

Clearwire's WiMax network. Without it, <a href="">Clearwire would have had to choose</a> between paying u

Clearwire Faces Critical Decision Over Big Debt Payment

WiMax network operator Clearwire may not be long for this world if they don't make the the right decision about a looming debt payment.<a href="

Remember NetZero? Now They Want To Sell You Mobile Broadband

Back in the heady days of the late 1990s, it seemed like everyone and their cousin was trying to break into the ISP business. NetZero once made a name for themselves thanks to their claims of free int

Clearwire, China Mobile Partner Up To Expand LTE

It's no secret that Clearwire is looking at rolling out an <a href="">LTE network of their own</a> here in the S

Clearwire Adopts LTE, Not Ditching WiMax Just Yet

Wow. Clearwire has just dropped a bit of a bombshell today, so I’ll spare you my usual theatrics: the operators of the nation’s first 4G network, having sensed the momentum that its LTE rival is g

Clearwire launches 4G Pay As You Go Internet

Clearwire launched their Rover – pay as you go internet service today, offering unlimited usage for $5 a day, $20 a week, or $50 for a month of 4G service. The Rover service is accessed via one

Clearwire raises an additional $1.5B to continue building its nationwide WiMAX network

Sprint, Comcast, Time Warner Cable, and Bright House Networks (to name a few) continue to bet big on Clearwire’s WiMAX nationwide wireless network. The foursome have just pumped an additional $1

Clearwire's WiMAX continues to spread its wings, enters 10 new markets

Yesterday, Clearwire announced the expansion of its CLEAR 4G WiMAX Internet Service to 10 new markets, bringing the total number of markets served up to 14 with coverage for over 10 million users. Thi

Comcast to piggyback on Clearwire and Sprint networks and offer mobile broadband

Do you find yourself out and about in the city enough that you hardly use your broadband at home? Neither do I, since said broadband is usually downloading the latest this-and-that while I’m gon

Liveblog: Google Takes $1 Billion Charge To Write Down AOL And Clearwire Investments

<img src="" width="214" height="163" /> Google just released <a href="

FCC clears the Xohm/ClearWire merger

Jeez – busy enough day, FCC? Hot on the tails of the “white space” decision and approving Verizon’s buyout of Alltel, the FCC has cleared the merger of Sprint’s Xohm WiMa

Why the WiMax Deal Is A Disaster, Part II (Or, How Craig McCaw Snookered Eric Schmidt)

The more I learn about the $3.2 billion deal announced earlier this week to salvage Clearwire’s and Sprint’s WiMax businesses by merging them together, the more I am convinced that someone
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