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Exclusive: SoftBank eyes T-Mobile US as ‘Plan B’

By Paritosh Bansal and Soyoung Kim (Reuters) – SoftBank Corp is in talks with Deutsche Telekom AG over a possible deal for T-Mobile US Inc , as the Japanese company looks for alternatives to enter the U.S. wireless market if its deal with Sprint Nextel Corp falls apart, three sources familiar with the matter said on Friday. SoftBank and Deutsche Telekom were in talks last year about a deal for T-Mobile USA and have had periodic discussions since then, but those conversations have intensified in recent weeks after Dish Network Corp made a $25. …