DISH Network (NASDAQ:DISH) put a bid in for Sprint (NYSE:S) early this week, which has pushed the mobile carrier's shares higher. The company is now weighing two bids, and one analyst thinks DISH's offer is the worst possible option for Sprint. Erin Miller sat down with Fool contributor Travis Hoium to see why Sprint needs more than DISH Network to survive. 

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