Softbank to buy 70 percent of Sprint for $20.1B
Published 10/15/2012, The Dickinson Press
NEW YORK (AP) — Sprint dug a hole for itself when it bought Nextel in 2005 in one of the worst deals in telecom history. Now, a deep-pocketed friend from overseas could help the company climb out of its hole and reinvigorate its fight against AT&T and Verizon Wireless.Word count: 1231
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