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Analysts: Dish execs say wireless options, including wholesale or partnership, are not mutually exclusive

Dish Network is keeping all of its wireless options open and does not think that its potential choices are mutually exclusive, meaning Dish might both launch a wholesale wireless network and acquire a partner, according to financial analysts.

Analysts: Dish could lay out wireless options at investor meeting

Dish Network is holding an impromptu meeting with financial analysts Tueday and could lay out its plans for its wireless spectrum, according to Wall Street firm New Street Research.

Analysts: T-Mobile/Dish deal still the most likely M&A option for the carrier

T-Mobile US is unlikely to strike a deal in the near term with any other cable or telecommunications providers aside from Dish Network, according to a report from Wall Street firm Macquarie Capital.

FCC's Wheeler: Decision on discount for Dish-affiliated companies won't derail incentive auction

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said the commission's decision over whether or not to grant a $3.3 billion discount related to the AWS-3 auction to two "designated entities" affiliated with Dish Network will not derail the upcoming incentive auction of 600 MHz broadcast TV airwaves that is scheduled to begin in the first quarter of 2016. 

DT CEO open to any deals that would improve T-Mobile's profitability

Deutsche Telekom CEO Timotheus Hoettges said the company will consider any partnership for T-Mobile US that can improve profitability at the carrier, comments that again open the door to potential M&A.

AT&T, T-Mobile urge FCC to change DE rules, while U.S. Cellular, CCA warn against drastic reforms

The battle lines are being drawn over changes to the FCC's bidding rules ahead of next year's incentive auction of 600 MHz broadcast TV spectrum. AT&T and T-Mobile US want the commission to place restrictions on its designated entity (DE) rules to guard against what they argue was Dish Network's unfair manipulation of the rules during the recent AWS-3 spectrum auction.

Report: Dish looking to hire CMO to help jumpstart wireless push

Dish Network is aiming to hire a new CMO to help it jump into the wireless business, according to a Yahoo Finance report. The report, citing a Dish document, could indicate that Dish is preparing to launch a new wireless service in the near future, though there is no guarantee the company will do so.

Dish's designated entities in AWS-3 auction get knocked by NAACP, CWA and others

Petitions are rolling in to the FCC to deny a $3.3 billion discount to two designated entities that partnered with Dish Network during the AWS-3 spectrum auction.

Dish's Ergen again praises T-Mobile, says Dish could jump into cloud-based wireless world

Dish Network CEO Charlie Ergen and other Dish executives said the company is keeping all of its options open in terms of Dish's wireless strategy--but Ergen again expressed enthusiasm for T-Mobile US' approach to the market and its business strategy.

FCC still reviewing whether to grant Dish partners $3.3B in AWS-3 discounts

The FCC on Wednesday said that it approved the applications of two designated entities affiliated with Dish Network during the AWS-3 spectrum auction, along with seven other bidders. However, the FCC has not yet decided whether the Dish-affiliated companies will receive bidding discounts worth around $3.3 billion. Instead, the agency has formally opened up the companies' applications for public comment and other third parties can file petitions to deny the companies from getting the licenses or the discounts.