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Migrated from Original Forum. Originally Posted 4 February 2012

 

Interesting article. AT&T has filed with the FCC to hold DISH to certain conditions similar to LS2 in building out its network. It appears AT&T would want the FCC to require a fast roll out of it's network if a waiver is approved. in another article, DISH counters that equipment for its spectrum would not be available until 2013.

 

Not a good way to start a relationship if AT&T is serious about buying DISH. One thing about Charlie Ergan, he likes to play hard ball. He would nix any type of AT&T deal or make it so expensive that the T-Mo merger would seem cheap.

 

http://www.engadget.com/2012/02/03/atandt-seeks-to-impose-conditions-on-dish-lte-network-fcc-to-sett/

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