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Dish approaches Deutsche Telekom about T-Mobile bid - report

Monday 15 April 2013 | 15:54 CET | News
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Dish Network Chairman Charlie Ergen informally approached Deutsche Telekom about a possible merger with the German company's T-Mobile USA unit, according to people close to the situation. Dish made the proposal sometime before 10 April, when Deutsche Telekom announced a sweetened bid for MetroPCS Communications, according to the people. Deutsche Telekom may consider Dish's proposal, however, only after the transaction with MetroPCS closes and after verifying that a separate deal with Sprint Nextel is not viable, said the people, who asked not to be named because the talks are private. Waiting

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Deutsche Telekom / MetroPCS / Sprint Nextel / T-Mobile USA
Countries: United States
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