Tag Archive: Merger


T-Mobile experiencing service issues shortly after merger announcement

Issues are popping up from San Francisco to New York.

What you need to know As of February 11, T-Mobile is experiencing service issues across the U.S. Outages are being reported in Chicago, Detroit, New York, Seattle, and more. The funk began shortly after T-Mobile’s merger with Sprint was approved.

February 11 has been an interesting day for T-Mobile. Not too long after its merger with Sprint was approved, reports of service outages throughout the entire United  [Read More…]

The T-Mobile Sprint merger is approved and is finally going ahead

What you need to know Federal judge set to approve T-Mobile / Sprint merger. The ruling comes after more than a dozen states sued to block the merger. The new T-Mobile would have more than 100 million customers when combined.

After nearly two years in regulatory limbo, a federal judge is slated to approve the T-Mobile / Sprint merger, overturning state-level lawsuits that were separately filed in June 2019 and setting the stage for the largest telecommunications merger  [Read More…]

How will John Legere’s departure as T-Mobile CEO affect the Sprint merger?

Many think John Legere has been the secret to T-Mobile’s success. Does a new captain at the helm mean anything for the planned Sprint merger?

John Legere is stepping down as T-Mobile CEO effective May 1, 2020. Legere will remain on the T-Mobile Board of Directors and has stated that he isn’t leaving the company and has no intention of moving to troubled start-up WeWork. Either way, next spring T-Mobile will have new leadership.

Current company president,  [Read More…]

T-Mobile reveals a number of initiatives for post-Sprint merger

T-Mobile on Thursday held its first Un-carrier event based on the “New T-Mobile”. Designed to paint a picture of a post-Sprint merger, it revealed three initiatives or commitments that customers can look forward to in the coming years.

The next few years will see T-Mobile offering free talk, text, and data to first responders, free data to millions of homes, and a dirt cheap rate plan.

All of the initiatives are based on a deeper, broader high capacity network that results  [Read More…]

The T-Mobile and Sprint merger has been approved by the FCC

The merger was first announced in April 2018.

What you need to know The FCC voted to approve the T-Mobile and Sprint merger on October 16, 2019. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has previously expressed his approval of the merger. Even so, the companies can’t fully merge until it closes an ongoing lawsuit.

Back in 2018, T-Mobile and Sprint made the historic announcement that the two companies were looking to merge with one another to form a single,  [Read More…]

FCC Chairman formally endorses T-Mobile and Sprint merger

A public vote to approve the merger will likely be held at the next FCC meeting on September 26.

What you need to know FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has formally approval the merger between T-Mobile and Sprint. The draft order circulated by Pai explains the merger between the two carriers will help advance the deployment of 5G wireless networks in the United States. The merger had received the green light from the Justice Department last month.

FCC  [Read More…]

Note 10 and Pixel 4 rumors; Apple buys Intel modem, T-Mobile/Sprint merger

It turned out to be anything but a slow news week. Daniel Bader, Jerry Hildenbrand, and Ara Wagoner pour over rumors about Galaxy Note 10, Pixel 4, and the discuss the return of Galaxy Fold. Daniel also shares his enthusiasm for the Sonos-powered Symfonisk speakers from Ikea.

Where there’s smoke there’s fire, and rumors about Apple purchasing the majority of Intel’s smartphone modem business turned out to be true. It’s a strategic move that will enable Apple to  [Read More…]

T-Mobile / Sprint merger: Here’s how it will affect you

It ain’t over until it’s over, but it’s time to think about how this multi-mega-million dollar deal affects us all.

The U.S. Justice Department has approved the $ 26 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint. That’s step one on the long road to a consolidated Sprint/T-Mobile and probably the only step that really counts. That means its time to consider how this will affect us all or if anything is going to change.

DoJ approval was the  [Read More…]

T-Mobile and Sprint to sell Boost Mobile, spectrum holdings for merger

Dish Network, Charter and Altice rumored to buy the assets.

What you need to know T-Mobile and Sprint close to agreeing to divest Boost Mobile and some spectrum. Dish Network, Charter and Altice rumored to buy the assets to create new fourth carrier. Deal between DOJ, carriers and asset buyer could be made as early as next week.

T-Mobile and Sprint are edging ever-closer to merger approval by working with the Department of Justice to divest assets  [Read More…]

The T-Mobile-Sprint merger is facing a multi-state lawsuit

Ten State Attorneys General are moving to block the proposed merger.

What you need to know Ten state attorneys general are suing to block the proposed $ 26.5 billion merger between two of the largest carriers in the U.S. State AG James (NY) warns that the merger would cut access to affordable service. The FCC Chairman has already voiced his support for the T-Mobile-Sprint merger.

The $ 26.5 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint proposed back in  [Read More…]