Dish eyeing T-Mobile for possible 2014 acquisition bid

Dish is reportedly eyeing T-Mobile US as a potential acquisition target for 2014, reports Reuters, which spoke to sources familiar with the matter. If that’s the case, Dish could be face-to-face with Sprint in a bidding war, which has reportedly also looked at making a punt for the cellular giant, the same company it briefly and ultimately unsuccessfully tried to buy earlier this year.

Dish (DISH.O) is considering making a bid for T-Mobile (TMUS.N) next year, according to people close to the matter, in what would be the satellite TV provider’s second attempt in as many years at acquiring a major wireless operator and potentially setting the stage for a new bidding war with Softbank (9984.T).

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