Report: Sprint, Dish held talks on spectrum-hosting deal

Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S) and Dish Network, which are battling each other at the FCC over technical issues related to Dish’s satellite spectrum, held talks recently on the possibility of Sprint hosting Dish’s spectrum on its network, according to a Bloomberg report.

The report, citing unnamed sources familiar with the matter, said that Sprint reached out to Dish and the companies had held talks in recent months. Under the arrangement, the companies could share revenue from customers who sign up for a Dish wireless service, or Dish might pay Sprint a fee for access to its network architecture. [Read More…]

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