Five ways the Sprint-Clearwire drama might end

With Clearwire backing Dish's bid, the outcome for four major service providers is up in the air

By , IDG News Service |  Networking

Dish's attempts to buy out Sprint, Clearwire or both, or remain a thorn in Sprint's side, may be more than the Japanese company bargained for, Entner said.

"The whole thing must leave some doubt in SoftBank's head," Enter said. Analysts believe if that would-be suitor walked away, it's likely Sprint would run to the arms of Dish.

Stephen Lawson covers mobile, storage and networking technologies for The IDG News Service. Follow Stephen on Twitter at @sdlawsonmedia. Stephen's e-mail address is

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