Sprint gets OK from SoftBank to explore rival Dish offer
Sprint will now be able to enter into a non-disclosure agreement and discussions to clarify and obtain further information on the Dish offer.
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The carrier said Monday that it had gotten a waiver from SoftBank to clarify and obtain additional information on the Dish proposal. Sprint is now able to enter into a non-disclosure agreement with Dish, although it is not able to provide Dish with non-public information. It also does not allow Sprint to enter into negotiations with Dish.
Sprint said in a statement that it does intend to comment further on the work of the special committee assigned to look into the Dish offer.