Don't hold your breath for a deal between Sprint Nextel and Clearwire.
With Sprint getting taken over by Japanese wireless carrier SoftBank, many believed Sprint would take full ownership of Clearwire, which provides 4G services to carriers and consumers in select markets. In addition to being Clearwire's largest customer, Sprint is the largest shareholder too, although it doesn't have control of the board.
Leading up to the announcement of the Sprint-SoftBank deal, there were various reports that Clearwire was a sticking point in the merger talks, and that SoftBank wanted Clearwire scooped up. But yesterday's deal … Read more