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Sprint Nextel said that if the FCC agrees to auction the 1900 MHz PCS H Block and agrees to protect its adjacent PCS G Block from interference, Sprint will work with standards-setting bodies to ensure that all standards work for Dish Network's spectrum can be completed within six months or less.
ORLANDO, Fla.--Dish Network Chairman Charlie Ergen said his company will eventually need to get access to more than its 40 MHz of 2 GHz S-band spectrum if it wants to compete with the likes of Verizon Wireless and AT&T Mobility.
ORLANDO, Fla.--Dish Network Chairman Charles Ergen and FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski will each give keynote speeches here tomorrow at the PCIA wireless infrastructure conference, and both are expected to sound familiar themes about their wireless priorities.
MetroPCS is once again shopping around for a potential merger partner and talking with T-Mobile USA, Dish Network and Sprint Nextel, according to DealReporter. The report, which cites an unnamed source close to the matter, said that MetroPCS' conversations with some of the potential suitors have been ongoing, while others were just "off and on."
Dish Network and Sprint Nextel continue to spar over proposals to shift Dish's MSS S-band spectrum by 5 MHz, with Dish accusing Sprint of glossing over critical issues related to its spectrum and LTE deployment plans.
Sprint Nextel and Dish Network are at odds over whether the FCC should shift part of Dish's MSS S-band spectrum by 5 MHz, a move that both companies said could have far-ranging consequences for their long-term LTE plans.
Clearwire's WiMAX network may make money for the company longer than initially expected. Hope Cochran, Clearwire's CFO, said that the company is signing up wholesale customers for the WiMAX network, giving the WiMAX network a longer lifespan and more revenue than previously expected.
Dish Network is urging the FCC not to shift its spectrum holdings in the 2 GHz band and to approve rules for using satellite spectrum in terrestrial settings, according to an FCC filing.
Dish Network will soon launch a proprietary, nationwide satellite broadband network, according to multiple reports, the latest indication that the company is keen to expand its service offerings.