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Dish rips Sprint for attempting to block Clearwire acquisition

Dish Network executives have criticized Sprint for filing a lawsuit aimed at blocking it from acquiring broadband wireless provider Clearwire.

As DirecTV plays damage control, Dish Network waives fees for subscribers impacted by Colorado wildfires

Dish Network said Friday that it will waive fees for lost or damaged equipment to satellite TV subscribers impacted by wildfires in Colorado.

Clearwire board recommends Dish deal

In today's spotlight,  FierceWireless  takes a look at the decision of Clearwire's board of directors to recommend that shareholders accept Dish Network's offer of $4.40 per share for the broadband wireless provider.

Sprint's takeover by SoftBank OK'd by Justice Department

SoftBank's planned $20.1 billion purchase of a 70 percent stake in Sprint Nextel was cleared by the U.S. Department of Justice, giving a boost to SoftBank as it initiates a $4.2 billion bond offering.

TiVo stock drops 17% on settlement of Cisco, Motorola, Time Warner Cable patent suit

TiVo stock dropped more than 17 percent Friday after it announced that it would collect $490 million from the settlement of patent disputes with Time Warner Cable and rival DVR manufacturers Cisco and Motorola Mobility.

Malone says broadband tiers could hurt Netflix; calls Dish CEO Ergen 'kamikaze'

Liberty Media chairman John Malone predicted trouble for Netflix and other online video providers if cable operators shift their focus to marketing new usage-based broadband tiers to subscribers.

Moffett gives buy rating to Charter; former Bernstein analyst neutral on Comcast, Time Warner Cable

One month after announcing the launch of his own research firm, Moffett Research founder Craig Moffett gave Charter Communications a buy rating on Monday.

Dish Network raises offer to acquire Clearwire

Looking to thwart Sprint's efforts to acquire broadband wireless provider Clearwire, Dish Network increased its bid to buy the company to $4.40 per share.

Dish launches 'Social' app for Hopper DVRs, linking Twitter and Facebook

Dish Network said it launched an app called Social for its Hopper multiroom DVR which allows subscribers to share info about the TV shows and movies they are watching with friends on Twitter and Facebook.

Dish poised to monetize MVDDS spectrum with nTelos deal

Dish Network said Friday that it struck a deal with Waynesboro, Va.-based nTelos to develop a fixed wireless broadband service targeting subscribers in Virginia, West Virginia and parts of of Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Kentucky.