An acquisition of Dish by Amazon is considered unlikely. However, a partnership may be in the offing, and the two CEOs have reportedly hit it off personally.
July 6, 2017
‘For years Dish Network Corp. Chief Executive Charlie Ergen has sought out deals and partnerships with just about every major telecom company, from Sprint Corp. to T-Mobile US Inc. to AT&T Inc. —so far, to no avail.
Now, the satellite-television mogul is turning his attention to the technology world and a new—and somewhat surprising—potential partner has emerged: Amazon.com Inc. CEO Jeff Bezos.’