Dish Network tried to buy MetroPCS in August for $4 billion
0. phoneArena 19 Nov 2012, 08:10 posted on
According to the Wall Street Journal, satellite television provider Dish Networks tried to buy MetroPCS in August for $4 billion, paying $11 in cash for 30% of the shares; Sprint also went after the nation's fifth largest carrier just before the deal with T-Mobile was announced last month...
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3. Bernoulli (Posts: 1503; Member since: 01 Sep 2012)
So who's fifth for real? In articles I've seen US cellular, but so then it's actually Metro pcs? I'm so confused :/
4. lsutigers (Posts: 761; Member since: 08 Mar 2009)
Actually, by number of subs Clearwire is #5 with ~11 million but many of Clear's WiMAX subs are from the Sprint side. Metro has ~9.5 million subs and US Cellular ~6 million.
5. MC1123 (Posts: 1247; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)
so google will team up with dish wireless to make google wireless... but it dont have that much subscriber... and they're gonna tackle AT&T and Verizon?