Sprint, MSOs buy Clearwire; MSOs get 3G rights, too

June 2008
CED;Jun2008, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decision of Sprint Nextel to buy Clearwire instantly with financing from MSOs Comcast, Time Warner Cable (TWC) and Bright House Networks, as well as from Google and Intel. According to the companies involved, the total value of the blockbuster deal is about $14.5 billion. Furthermore, the rights was negotiated by Bright House, Comcast and TWC to bundle and resell WiMAX services as wholesalers, and also to bundle and the current wireless services.


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