Los Angeles Business Journal

Dish Makes Bid for Sprint

Monday, April 15, 2013

Satellite-TV provider Dish Network Corp. is making a $25.5 billion bid for Sprint Nextel Corp. in an effort to derail the No. 3 U.S. wireless carrier's acquisition by Softbank Corp. of Japan, Variety reports. The Wall Street Journal profiles Dish CEO Charlie Ergen, a onetime professional gambler.