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T-Mobile CEO Posts Video Discussing MetroPCS Merger, Full Text Included Via Internal E-Mail

The T-Mobile/MetroPCS deal is only minutes old and T-Mobile CEO John Legere just had a video posted to T-Mobile’s YouTube page detailing some of the finer points about the merger. I’ve included the full text below which is being passed around to T-Mobile employees internally as we speak. YouTube   Catch the video or read the full text below: This message is intended for all T-Mobile USA employees Team – Today is an important … [read full article]

Breaking: T-Mobile, MetroPCS Merger Agreement Reached, Combined Company Will Stay T-Mobile

In a move that isn’t going to come as much of a surprise after both companies confirmed the talks, both boards have approved a $1.5 billion dollar deal. The combined company will be called T-Mobile and run by newly installed T-Mobile Chief Executive John Legere. The deal itself will be structured as a “reverse merger,” meaning that MetroPCS will in effect take on its larger rival. Such a move allows T-Mobile to … [read full article]

Deutsche Telekom, MetroPCS Confirm Merger Talks Through Separate Statements

The Deutsche Telekom/MetroPCS merger talk is heating up as both companies release separate statements confirming discussions. Deutsche Telekom: “Deutsche Telekom is holding talks with the listed company MetroPCS with the aim of operating its subsidiary T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS within one company in which Deutsche Telekom would hold the majority of shares,” the carrier said on its Web site. “The talks are at … [read full article]

Google Releases October Distribution Chart For Android Version Breakdown

It’s a new month and with the start of every month comes a brand new chart from Google showing their version by version breakdown in the Android world. There is a small bit of good news for Ice Cream Sandwich devices with a jump from 22.1 percent to 23.7 percent of all Android devices. Not quite the monumental jump we’d like to see, but every increase is a good increase. It won’t … [read full article]

Leap, T-Mobile Complete Spectrum Swap Announced Last April

Leap Wireless just announced the completion of their spectrum swap with T-Mobile announced earlier this year. The spectrum swap included Leap receiving spectrum in Phoenix, Houston, Galveston, and Bryan College Station. T-Mobile received spectrum in various markets throughout Alabama, Illinois, Missouri, Minnesota and Wisconsin. T-Mobile and Leap also exchanged spectrum with Cook Inlet, a joint venture T-Mobile has a non-controlling majority stake within the markets of Philadelphia, Wilmington, Atlantic City and … [read full article]

(Update: Will Be AT&T Exclusive) HTC Announces The One X+, Shipping With Jelly Bean, No Word On US Availability

Update: Not seconds after I post this do we get word this will be an AT&T exclusive. Color me disappointed. HTC just made our day with the official introduction of the HTC One X+, featuring “more speed, more storage and more battery life.” “We are taking the HTC One™ X to a new level with the introduction of the new HTC One™ X+,” said Peter Chou, CEO of HTC Corporation. “Our customers … [read full article]