Clearwire to postpone vote on bid

Clearwire is today expected to postpone its shareholder vote on Sprint Nextel’s offer to buy the company after Dish Network made a higher counterbid, sources indicated yesterday. Clearwire shareholders were due to vote today on Sprint’s offer to buy Clearwire for $3.40 a share, but will postpone the meeting after Dish chairman Charlie Ergen made a bid of $4.40 late yesterday.