Is a Sprint-Charter-Comcast deal in the works?

DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL - Sprint Corp. has reportedly agreed to exclusive talks for two months with Charter Communications Inc. and Comcast Corp. aimed at a wireless deal, according to an anonymously sourced report by the Wall Street Journal.

The agreement means that ongoing discussions about a Sprint merger with rival T-Mobile US Inc. are on hold for now, the Journal said.

A Sprint (NYSE: S) spokesman said the company was "not commenting one way or the other" on any discussions.

Douglas County-based Liberty Broadband Corp. is the largest shareholder in Charter, a cable TV and broadband company, and John Malone, Liberty's chairman and founder, is on Charter's board.

Read more at the Denver Business Journal: http://bizj.us/1p84e5

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