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Dish Network Sees Wireless As Better Way To Compete Against Rivals
2013-02-12 13:21:04

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Dish Network´s chairman took center stage last evening at the All Things D: Dive Into Media conference in California and spoke rather candidly about his thoughts on advertising, the mass of Blockbuster stores his company now owns, and his plans to get into the wireless market. Dish has been making a recent push towards wireless, picking up spectrum where they can and working with the FCC to get permission to operate a...

Sprint Grows Revenue Despite Shrinking Share Prices
2013-02-08 11:52:22

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Sprint Nextel reported its fourth-quarter and full year results on Thursday, posting modest quarterly revenue growth and smaller-than-expected subscriber losses amid strong smartphone sales. The company said it lost $1.32 billion during the fourth quarter, or 44 cents per share, compared with a loss of $1.30 billion, or 43 cents per share, during the same quarter last year. Total revenue also grew to over $9 billion from $8.72...

Justice Dept Seeks Delay Of FCC Softbank-Sprint Merger
2013-01-30 04:46:56

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The Justice Department has asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to “defer action” on its review of the pending $20 billion merger of Softbank and Sprint while the department and other agencies investigate the deal for any “national security, law enforcement and public safety issues.” In a filing submitted on Monday to the FCC, Jennifer Rockoff, an attorney adviser with the Justice...

Dish Asks FCC To Pause Review Of Softbank-Sprint Merger
2013-01-18 05:16:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Dish Network has asked the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to pause its review of Softbank´s proposed $20 billion acquisition of Sprint as the satellite television provider moves to acquire Clearwire, a company in which Sprint holds a slightly greater than 50% stake. The details behind Dish´s move are somewhat complex. Japanese mobile carrier Softbank acquired a 70 percent stake in Sprint in October. Sprint...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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