Though DISH waged a heated bidding battle with Sprint Nextel over Clearwire earlier this year and lost, that didn’t stop the DBS op and Sprint from getting intimate again as the companies announced Tues a partnership to jointly develop and deploy a fixed trial wireless broadband service. Read on for details of the partnership and analysts’ opinions.

More top stories in today’s CableFAX Daily:

Turner pres David Levy talks cord nevers, March Madness and Nielsen at the SVG Summit in NYC Tues.
CTHRA’s annual compensation survey found that MSOs and programmers both saw their avg salary adjustment budget for ’13 grow in line with the national avg. More details here.
Turner’s Mark Marshall is joining NBCU in Jan as svp, portfolio sales, a move that reflects part of a new regional structure.

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It’s Basic

Commentary by Steve EffrosIt was originally called “basic cable” because that’s what it was: the “basic” channels any cable system had to provide to customers. Remember, back then “cable” was

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