Dish Network in Merger Talks With T-Mobile U.S.

Dish Network in Merger Talks With T-Mobile U.S.

Dish Network is in merger talks with T-Mobile U.S., says a Wall Street Journal report from Thursday. The negotiations are described as being in the “formative” stages.

Dish Network in Merger Talks With T-Mobile U.S.

AppleInsider:

Dish CEO Charlie Ergen would become the new company’s chairman, while T-Mobile CEO John Legere would retain his rank, sources told The Wall Street Journal. The major obstacles are believed to be financial, namely a purchase price and the percentages of cash and stock that would pay for the deal.

A deal with T-Mobile would give Dish an alternate source of income in addition to its satellite television business, which is steadily shrinking. Dish also holds billions of dollars in wireless licenses, but lacks the cellular network to make use of them.

One result of a Dish/T-Mobile merger would be a broadband entertainment company that could offer T-Mobile’s 57 million subscribers bundled video, broadband, and voice services, with T-Mobile perhaps offering its customers a deal that would include Dish’s Sling streaming TV service. Dish recently began offering a $20 per month streaming TV service via its Sling TV subsidiary. If Dish and T-Mobile make a deal, it would create quite the competitor for Apple’s much-rumored streaming television service.

Dish’s main competitor, DirecTV, is currently being acquired by AT&T. The $49 billion dollar deal is still subject to approval by regulators, as would any Dish/T-Mobile deal.

  1. click site says:

    522731 337357As I internet site owner I believe the articles here is truly amazing , thankyou for your efforts. 817808

  2. 963637 709777An intriguing discussion will probably be worth comment. I feel which you merely write much far more about this topic, it may well become a taboo subject but generally consumers are inadequate to communicate in on such topics. To yet another. Cheers 88708

  3. rentry.co says:

    962329 445702Nice read, I just passed this onto a colleague who was performing slightly research on that. And he just bought me lunch since I found it for him smile So let me rephrase that: Thank you for lunch! 102526

  4. 865979 883343Hello DropshipDragon provides dropping for quality, affordable products direct from China to your customers. Perfect for eBay sellers and site owners alike! 161119

  5. 911480 36492Some truly nice stuff on this internet site , I like it. 107225

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.