Dish Offers $25.5 Billion for Sprint to Top Softbank's Bid

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A man stands next to an Apple Inc. iPhone 5 advertisement displayed... News PhotoAdult,Advertisement,Apple Computers,Business,Cable TV,Communication,Finance,Horizontal,Men,Mobile Phone,North,North America,Portable Information Device,Showing,Smart Phone,Store,Store Window,Technology,Telecommunications Equipment,The Americas,USA,Window,Wireless Technology,iPhonePhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergA man stands next to an Apple Inc. iPhone 5 advertisement displayed in the window of a Sprint Nextel Corp. store in New York, U.S., on Monday, April 15, 2013. Dish Network Corp., the satellite-TV company controlled by Charlie Ergen, made an unsolicited $25.5 billion offer for Sprint Nextel Corp., topping a Softbank Corp. bid for the third-largest U.S. wireless carrier. Photographer: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg via Getty Images