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And don't miss Brooke Sutherland on Softbank's odd negotiating tactics: "We -- like investors -- are scratching our heads as far as SoftBank's strategy here. Sprint reported yet another quarterly loss last week, underlining just how badly it needs a combination with T-Mobile to help staunch its cash bonfire and unprofitable attempts to win over customers. SoftBank's proposed alternative to the merger, per the Wall Street Journal, is to double down by making a significant investment in Sprint's network. Let's hope its suppliers take Monopoly money."
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