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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…

We told you so – kind of. Back on our latest webinar, both NWIDA and WiBoc offered Google as a potential player in the Boost buy. Now, the NY Post (link below) is reporting that Google and Dish are talking. But, according to Google, in the same article, the answer is “No.” The Post article clearly states: Google Read more…

Updating our earlier report, CNBC is reporting that while Dish and T-Mobile are near a deal, there are hurdles to overcome. The DOJ is pushing Deutsche Telekom to give Dish a sweeter deal to ensure they can be an effective fourth player in the wireless industry. The DOJ wants Deutsche Telekom to give Dish unlimited access to Read more…

T-Mobile has reportedly reached a deal with Dish Network that could push the merger with Sprint over the top — but approval from the Department of Justice is still needed, according to published reports. CNBC reported that anonymous sources had said that a deal has been reached between T-Mo and Dish on a purchase of assets, but Read more…

We wanted to know about the Dish plans for the Boost Dealers, should the be the “winner” in the “spin-off sweepstakes.” So NWIDA reached out to Dish, and their CEO W. Erik Carlson, last week to talk about their “interest” in Boost Mobile, and more importantly, their plans for the dealers, should they be successful. Today, we Read more…

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