Dish to make video key component of emerging wireless business

Dish Network (NASDAQ: DISH) wants to use its wireless spectrum to launch a mobile video service, and it's willing to partner with companies both in and out of the wireless industry to do so, according to Charlie Ergen, chairman of the satellite provider. Speaking to investors and reporters on Dish's fourth-quarter earnings conference call Monday, Ergen also said Dish might be willing to purchase 2.5 GHz spectrum (Sprint (NYSE: S) has said it might sell some of its unused 2.5 GHz spectrum.) FierceWireless has a full report Ergen's comments Monday about entering the wireless business here.

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