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The effect of the Sprint + T-Mobile merger on MVNOs will soon be discovered

The Justice Department is questioning smaller brands right now.

It’s clear that the T-Mobile and Sprint merger will have a huge impact on the wireless space in the U.S., meaning that every nook and cranny needs to be checked before the deal can go through. As part of the latest step in this process, the Justice Department is now reportedly asking smaller MVNOs about how the merger will impact them.

According to Reuters, the Justice Department is  [Read More…]

DOJ Antitrust Chief likely won’t block the T-Mobile and Sprint merger

It looks like the merger may happen after all.

The Sprint and T-Mobile merger is expected to be completed by mid-2019, but before that happens, it needs to get approval from the proper government officials/agencies. We still have a ways to go, but at least according to the Antitrust Chief, the Department of Justice won’t give the merger much of a hassle.

According to Bloomberg, DOJ Antitrust Chief Makan Delrahim says the T-Mobile and Sprint merger isn’t  [Read More…]

Marcelo Claure is no longer the CEO of Sprint

Claure’s now serving the company as Executive Chairman.

In late April, T-Mobile and Sprint announced the two brands were merging together to form one new company to spearhead the 5G revolution. Current T-Mobile CEO John Legere will act as CEO of the new venture, but as part of the deal, Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure will be stepping down from his existing role.

May 30, 2018, was officially Claure’s last day. His new position within the company will  [Read More…]

Moto E5 Plus is now available at Sprint, but it’s pretty high-priced

Moto E5 Plus goes on sale in the US with a pretty big price tag attached to it. Customers can get it exclusively from Sprint.

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UNREAL Mobile debuts ahead of potential T-Mobile and Sprint merger

Freedompop spins off its service in an attempt to take on the tier one wireless players in T-Mobile and Sprint. With rate plans that start at just $ 15 per month, the carrier promises more than just affordable bills.

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FreedomPop is launching UNREAL Mobile to compete with T-Mobile and Sprint

Unlimited plans will start out at just $ 15/month.

T-Mobile and Sprint made headlines in late April after announcing that the new companies were merging together as “The New T-Mobile”, and as a direct response to that, U.S. MVNO FreedomPop is launching a new company called UNREAL Mobile.

Where FreedomPop is meant to compete with the likes of Cricket Wireless, Boost Mobile, and other pre-paid MVNOs, UNREAL Mobile will be marketed as a proper alternative to post-paid  [Read More…]

The OnePlus 6 doesn’t work on Verizon or Sprint

It’s AT&T and T-Mobile only if you’re in the States.

It should come as no surprise to long-time OnePlus users, but the company’s newest phone, the OnePlus 6, doesn’t work on the largest U.S. carrier, Verizon, nor the fourth largest, Sprint. That’s despite technically supporting most, but not all, of the wireless bands a phone typically needs to run on those networks.

Given that no OnePlus phone — nor most “unlocked for the world” phones — have  [Read More…]

Tello review: An in-depth look at the Sprint MVNO

There are a few Sprint MVNOs available to customers. In this review, we take a look at Tello, a carrier you may know little about. Is Tello the right carrier for you? Read the review and decide.

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T-Mobile and Sprint Merger FAQ: The good, the bad, and the ugly

This move affects millions of customers and we have a lot of questions.

It appears that T-Mobile and Sprint will become one company under the T-Mobile name if regulators approve the pending merger. We heard rumors of this happening renewed recently, and T-Mobile CEO John Legere and Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure held a joint Sunday press call to announce their intent. You can find our take on all the news right here.

It’s going to be a  [Read More…]

Question of the Week: How do you feel about the T-Mobile and Sprint merger?

T-mobile and Sprint have agreed on a merger and will become one, giant wireless carrier. It means one less player in the space, but it also means we get another major provider to compete with Verizon and AT&T. We want to know: what do you think of the deal?

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