Ergen: Dish 'not feeling pressure' to do T-Mobile deal

While investment analysts have written plenty of notes to their constituents about a possible purchase of T-Mobile US (NYSE:TMUS) by Dish Network (NASDAQ: DISH), Dish Chairman and CEO Charlie Ergen doesn't appear to be anxious to get a deal done soon.

"We're not feeling any pressure to do anything," he told the Denver Business Journal. "If Comcast and Time Warner [Cable] had been allowed to merge, there might've been more urgency to react to that," he said. "When that's turned down by the government, then you have more flexibility to stay where you are. Normally, as a rule, at Dish we'd rather be proactive. But there's times when you want to stay."

You can read the full DBJ interview here