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Dish Network (DISH) CEO Charlie Egren has reportedly approached Deutsche Telekom (DTEGY.PK)...

Dish Network (DISH) CEO Charlie Egren has reportedly approached Deutsche Telekom (DTEGY.PK) about a possible merger with T-Mobile. Deutsche Telekom might have interest, according to the report, once it closes the T-Mobile/MetroPCS (PCS) merger. Egren made his approach prior to April 10 when Deutsche improved its bid for MetroPCS.
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    How Charlie Ergen Can Shake Up The World Of M&A In 2013

     

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    12 Apr 2013, 03:17 PM Reply Like
  • T-Mobile/DT ought to take a good look at the Dish subscriber base over the last few years before agreeing to a merger. Of course, this may be why Ergen wants to diversify: Dish has a limit on subscriber growth and has lost subscribers from high profile fights over content costs.
    12 Apr 2013, 04:41 PM Reply Like
  • Satellite and for that matter entrenched cable operators are faced with tough competition from the tmobile phone + internet + tv companies like Verizon. I think Dish is throwing things at the wall hoping something sticks: getting together with TMobile isn't necessarily a bad idea from where they sit, and it may not be a bad idea for TMo either.
    12 Apr 2013, 08:12 PM Reply Like
  • This could stir the pot if dish wants to upgrade there dishes to an all in one. Use the fastest system for content where ever the customer is. We will see if they are that serious, also more Solar trouble coming especially next year. Best Wishes
    12 Apr 2013, 10:04 PM Reply Like
  • Correct spelling is Ergen. He is doing his thing. Maybe he should take a stab at $SITO and secure the streaming IP, that would really stir things up.
    13 Apr 2013, 12:48 PM Reply Like
  • I am buying Wifi Wireless, Inc. (WFWL) as my play into wireless, they just signed Ted Abrams, chief architect of wireless networks for companies that have sold for billions of dollars.

     

    WFWL has a 2mm market cap and the potential to be 500mm by the second quarter of 2014 with Ted at the helm.
    14 Apr 2013, 09:06 PM Reply Like
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