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Dish Network offers to buy Sprint Nextel

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US satellite television provider Dish Network said Monday it had made an offer to buy cellphone company Sprint Nextel, putting its value at $25.5 billion (19.5 billion euros).

The satellite company plans to finance the purchase with $17.3 billion in cash and $8.2 billion in stock, according to a statement.

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