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Dish Network looking into purchasing T-Mobile

Dish looking to acquire T-Mobile, could become the third largest telecom in US

By Charles Gantt on Dec 20, 2013 07:30 pm CST - 0 mins, 33 secs reading time

Dish Network is reportedly considering beginning talks to acquire T-Mobile, a deal that would land Dish the #3 spot for US mobile carriers. Reuters is reporting that three sources close to the matter all say that the satellite TV company is in works now preparing a bid for big purple.

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On the other hand, some sources are reporting that Sprint is looking at buying T-Mobile, which would land the company some much needed spectrum, as well as a much larger customer base. Unfortunately, Sprint would face a tough battle to purchase T-Mobile after AT&T failed to do so earlier this year after it was faced with strong FCC opposition.

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