Home Dish lands Republic Wireless deal T-Mobile, Dish, Amazon tap debt markets Dish Network further bolstered its mobile play, striking a deal to acquire US MVNO Republic Wireless for an undisclosed sum.The agreement is subject to regulatory approval and is expected to close in Q2. It follows Dish Network’s purchase of prepaid business Boost Mobile from T-Mobile US and comes as the company continues to build its own standalone 5G network.Republic Wireless currently uses T-Mobile as its host network and markets itself as a low cost “Wi-Fi first” provider.Dish Network said it would acquire 200,000 customer relationships alongside the brand and supporting assets.COO John Swieringa stated: “As we continue to grow our retail wireless business, Republic broadens our existing customer base and positions us to deliver even more value to the market, expanding our portfolio of mobile solutions to meet a variety of customer needs.”Republic Wireless’ Relay brand, which provides communications systems in the hospitality, facilities management, manufacturing, healthcare and education sectors will continue to operate as a standalone company. It will become a wholesale customer on Dish Network’s forthcoming 5G network. Subscribe to our daily newsletter Back Previous ArticleZTE Wins GTI 2021 Innovative Breakthrough in Mobile Technology Award for its PowerPilot Energy Saving SolutionNext ArticleNBTC mulls payment relief for 5G licences Dish Network Dish picks Oracle cloud-based control plane Chris Donkin Author Blog Related Blog: Why Dish could break new ground for public cloud and open RAN AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to MoreAddThisMore2 08 MAR 2021 Chris joined the Mobile World Live team in November 2016 having previously worked at a number of UK media outlets including Trinity Mirror, The Press Association and UK telecoms publication Mobile News. After spending 10 years in journalism, he moved… Read more Tags
Milton Jones leads all-star line-up for 2018 StandUp For GamesAidAbandoman, Geoff Norcott, Scummy Mummies and more join Imran Yusuf at The Comedy StoreChristopher DringHead of Games B2BThursday 8th February 2018Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareCompanies in this articleGamesAidThe StandUp For GamesAid comedy night returns on Monday, May 14th at the London Comedy Store.This year’s event will once again be hosted by Imran Yusuf, and features Milton Jones, Abandoman, Jason Patterson, Scummy Mummies (featuring former GI editor Ellie Gibson), Evelyn Mok and Geoff Norcott.Related JobsSenior Game Designer – UE4 – AAA United Kingdom Amiqus GamesProgrammer – REMOTE – work with industry veterans! North West Amiqus GamesJunior Video Editor – GLOBAL publisher United Kingdom Amiqus GamesDiscover more jobs in games It will also feature stand-up amateurs from the games industry – Jon Torrens and Byron Atkinson-Jones – who will perform short five-minute sets.Tickets are exclusively available to those in the games industry right now via this link (£17 tickets plus £2 booking fee), but they will be made publicly available soon, so make sure to grab your tickets quickly.Every penny raised from the event, including the raffle that will take place during the show, goes to GamesAid charities. GamesAid supports young and disadvantaged people in the UK. To find out more and sign up to GamesAid, click here.Celebrating employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Daily Update and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesLine-up revealed for Stand Up for GamesAid comedy nightThis year, Imran Yusuf is joined by Shoot From The Hip, John Moloney and moreBy James Batchelor 2 years agoGamesAid Golf and Spa Day returns July 11thOnce again to The GroveBy Christopher Dring 2 years agoLatest comments Sign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now.