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cheap Canada Goose NEW YORK (Reuters) Sprint Nextel Corp, the No. mobile provider, agreed to pay up to $1.6 billion to Clearwire Corp in the next four years, easing concerns about a liquidity crisis at Clearwire. cheap Canada Goose

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Shares in Clearwire, which investors had seen as a bankruptcy risk, rose 14 percent after the news. The deal includes a potential equity infusion and extends Sprint use of Clearwire network.

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While the deal with Sprint, Clearwire biggest shareholder and customer, was applauded by investors, some analysts still questioned the long term future Canada Goose Online of canadian goose jacket the partnership as Sprint and Clearwire have a tempestuous past and Sprint is also planning on upgrading its own network.

Sprint is attempting to throw a to Clearwire, according to Nomura analyst Michael McCormack but, he said, it prolongs the current debate regarding Clearwire strategic importance to Sprint.

Standard Poor rating agency described the deal as positive but it did not change its ratings of Clearwire, which still implies a default risk. It is canada goose waiting for the timing of the funding light of canada goose jackets Clearwire current substantial cash flow deficits. before any changes, S said.

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The deal also helped answer questions for Sprint investors on Sprint spectrum requirements for its high speed wireless service plans, Wells Fargo analyst Jennifer Fritzsche said.

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DIFFICULT RELATIONSHIP Clearwire had said last month that it was considering skipping the Dec 1 interest payment, a comment analysts saw as a negotiating tactic aimed at forcing Sprint hand.

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Under the new agreement, Sprint will pay $926 million for canada goose clearance unlimited use of Clearwire Canada Goose Parka WiMax wireless network in 2012 and in 2013, after which payments will depend on data usage.

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