Now that Dish Network is out of the picture, Clearwire shareholders have officially accepted Sprint's $5 a share offer to buy its remaining shares.
Sprint officially acquires the remaining 50 percent of Clearwire a day after shareholders overwhelmingly vote to approve the deal.
Dish says it's standing down, clearing a path for Sprint to acquire the small wireless company.
Satellite TV provider offers $1 a share more than Sprint for the wireless broadband provider, a 29 percent premium over the carrier's offer.
After proxy advisory firm Glass Lewis reiterates that shareholders should vote "no" to an acquisition by Sprint, Clearwire pipes up.
Board says the deal is the best offer for Clearwire, despite other companies showing interest.
A letter to shareholders from the wireless broadband company ignores Dish and says the proposed takeover offer by Sprint provides the best possible value.
Hot on the heels of Dish's bid for Sprint, Verizon Wireless is reportedly trying to muscle in on the Clearwire assets that Sprint covets.
It accepts Sprint's offer of financing in a move that may end Dish Network's bid to buy the wireless broadband provider.
Sprint has increased its bid for Clearwire to $5 a share in the hopes of forcing satellite TV provider Dish Network to drop out of the race.