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When you’re 30+ years behind your competition in building out your network, you’re going to need help. So, in a deal that comes as no surprise, Dish has signed a tower deal with Crown Castle, providing them access to 20,000 cell site towers. As part of the agreement, DISH will receive certain fiber transport services and also Read more…

DISH taps wireless innovator and FreedomPop founder Stephen Stokols to lead Boost Mobile DIsh announced today that Stephen Stokols will join its executive leadership team. Stokols, who most recently served as founder and CEO of FreedomPop, will serve as executive vice president of Boost Mobile. In this role, he will be responsible for sales, marketing, go-to-market strategy Read more…

Monica Alleven has a great piece on FireceWireless (link below) on what Dish is “discovering” about the prepaid (and postpaid) wireless business in the US – and apparently, it’s opening some eyes there on how “backwards” it is. A quote from Charlie Ergen: “There are some of those customers that perhaps the way Sprint accounted for them Read more…

New Boost Owners… New Boost Plans! Back in July, Boost announced the return of the $hrink-It! plan, as well as a $35 plan with unlimited talk, text, and 10GB of data. Now, Boost has announced a complete set of new rate plans. All plans have unlimited Talk & Text, as well as:  $10 per month plan – UNL Read more…

DISH Network today announced that it has chosen Tucows as a technology partner for its retail wireless business – and has part of the deal has acquired Ting Mobile assets, including customer relationships, from Tucows. Effective August 1, 2020, most Ting Mobile customers across the U.S. became customers of DISH. These customers will continue to use their Read more…

Well – glad you asked. In addition to the new logo we told you about yesterday (see left), the “new” Boost (owned by Dish) announced the following changes starting today: • All the stores will be getting new collateral with the new logo (makes sense) • New rate plans: • $35.00 per month with 10GB of data Read more…

This coming Friday is May 1 – or 30 days after the Sprint/T-Mobile merger closed and became “official.” Will it be the day that Dish officially “adopts” it’s new baby Boost? To paraphrase the great Bugs Bunny – it might, rabbit…. it might. — NWIDA members, contact us today if you need our assistance and if you’re not Read more…

Per an article on Best MVNO (link below), the “new” Boost Mobile is getting ready to make a major change with the brand. According to a recent report filed by Wave7 Research, Boost is notifying its dealers to prepare for the launch of “The Boost Mobile Expanded Data Network”, which will give Boost subscribers access to the Read more…

According to an article in LightReading (link below) Dish confirmed that it is cutting jobs as part of a reorganization to help the company cope with the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dish’s pay-TV business continues to decline and the company needs to ramp up its wireless efforts quickly.  A Dish spokesperson said in a statement: Due Read more…

$5B

$5 Billion. Dish has reportedly agreed to a deal to buy assets from T-Mobile and Sprint. Bloomberg (link below) say that Dish will pay $5 billion, consisting of $1.5 billion for prepaid businesses and $3.5 billion for spectrum. Dish is also getting a seven-year wholesale agreement that allows it to sell service using T-Mobile’s network, and T-Mobile Read more…

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