• Dish and AT&T’s new wi-fi partnership might foreshadow DirecTV deal

    Dish’s Charles Ergen

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    AT&T is changing T-Cell as Dish Community’s main community providers accomplice, bringing the wi-fi firm nearer to the satellite tv for pc TV supplier it practically acquired virtually 15 years in the past and probably rising the probability of a Dish-DirecTV merger.

    Based on folks aware of the matter, Dish founder and billionaire Charlie Ergen reached the ultimate phases of promoting his firm to AT&T in 2007. When he pushed for a last-minute change in phrases, the deal fell aside.

    Since then, AT&T has acquired — and subsequently agreed to