said by Karl Bode:Duh, this is a given. If there's a better offer on the table, investors will want the money. Nothing surprising there. And Sprint shareholders are likely conflicted since it would mean more money in their pockets while avoiding an outlay of cash for Clearwire. Add in a delay for the Softbank acquisition and I imagine you will have vocal minority of shareholders filing lawsuits if Dish's offer isn't seriously considered.
combination of the Dish bid, Clearwire's raising stock price and some investor angst will likely result in Sprint having to raise their offer