Ergen Makes Bid for LightSquared Spectrum

$2 billion bid has May 31 cutoff date
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Charlie Ergen is apparently still trying to beef up his
wireless spectrum hoard, with reports that the Dish Network chairman and CEO
has offered up to $2 billion for wireless frequencies owned by bankrupt
broadband provider LightSquared.

According to a Bloomberg
News report
citing people familiar with the matter, Ergen has given the
bankrupt service provider owned by hedge-fund manager Philip Falcone until May
31 to accept the offer.

A spokesman for Ergen confirmed the Bloomberg report
but said Dish Network is not involved in the offer.

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