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2013-02-01 23:03:13

Jeff Kagan has been a Tech Analyst for twenty-five years, and is available to speak with the media offering comment on news stories.

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

The Justice Department has asked the 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.”

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

Dish Network has asked the 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.

AT&T May Look For Overseas Ventures To Help Grow Company
2013-01-17 12:18:22

According to a report, AT&T may be looking across the pond for new cash streams. Not content with their growth potential here in the States, AT&T may be looking for companies to either buy or merge with in highly competitive Europe.

Sprint Selling Large Stake To SoftBank
2012-10-15 08:58:04

It’s official. In an early morning (for Americans) press conference, Japanese mobile carrier SoftBank announced they’d be buying 70% of Sprint for $20.1 billion.

Softbank May Take Control Of Sprint
2012-10-11 19:38:56

Sprint is talking with one of Japan's largest mobile-phone companies for a possible "substantial" investment, according to a report by Japan’s Nikkei newspaper.


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