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DISH Network announced that it closed on two acquisitions today: satellite providers DBSD North America, Inc. and TerreStar Networks, Inc. The company has been working on this since at least last summer, and now the details have apparently been nailed down. DISH has shelled out $3 billion to get the spectrum it wants to launch its own 4G network to compete with the likes of Verizon and AT&T, and perhaps even Netflix on the streaming video front. There’s still a huge hurdle in the form of FCC approval, however. In a press release that we’re pretty sure was penned by a DISH Network... Read more...