Tag Archives: Deal

Leap Wireless Opposes AT&T/T-Mobile Deal Along With Everyone Other Than AT&T And T-Mobile

At this point we’re not quite sure who actually wants the AT&T/T-Mobile deal to proceed other than AT&T and T-Mobile themselves. This time Leap Wireless has come out and verbally opposed the deal arguing that the merger would harm consumers due to reduced competition. Along with the reduction in competition Leap argues that too much power would be consolidated into the hands of just two wireless carriers. “We oppose the proposed acquisition. … [read full article]

Department Of Justice Asks For More Information On AT&T/T-Mobile Acquisition

The Department of Justice has extended its review of the AT&T proposal for its $39 billion dollar acquisition of T-Mobile due to requests for new information. This move could allow the Justice Department to extend it’s review of the proposed deal indefinitely. Along with the request for more information, two unnamed sources said that antitrust authorities have sent “civil investigative demands” to competitors of the two carriers. These … [read full article]

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson Says T-Mobile Merger Immediately Improves Reliability

Speaking to the Council on Foreign Relations Randall Stephenson, CEO of AT&T reiterated that the proposed AT&T/T-Mobile deal would not create a “duopoly” as most customers have five or more mobile choices and that costs would decline further as mobile broadband traffic grows. Someone needs to tell me where Randall Stephenson gets his fairy magic. His belief is that the overnight addition of T-Mobile to the AT&T portfolio is going to “immediately … [read full article]

Poll: What Is Your Take On AT&T’s Acquisition of T-Mobile?

So unless you’ve been sleeping for the past 24 hours you likely know AT&T is purchasing T-Mobile. Understandably so, there is a population of readers up in arms and want T-Mobile to stay T-Mobile and those who see the benefits of an AT&T deal. Here is your chance to sound off, T-Mobile reads this blog every day so they’ll see your vote. Will it affect anything, probably not. … [read full article]

February 11th-12th Rebate Form Appears

Well, some things in life are free and some things in life are free after rebate. In this case, T-Mobile is holding a “All Smartphones Free” sale this upcoming weekend on February 11th-12th. Some fine print reading is required though as some phones, will require a small purchase upfront which you will receive back later in the form of a rebate. It’s not a bad deal overall, but something to be aware … [read full article]

T-Mobile Ends Exclusive Search Deal With Yahoo, Embraces Google

Well, its over! T-Mobile has ended its year old search deal with Yahoo.  It comes as no surprise to hear that Magenta has replaced Yahoo with its biggest rival—Google. The deal is important because it now shifts search dominance away from Yahoo, as the Big G is now working exclusively with two of the top four carriers in the United States.  A Yahoo spokesperson said that Yahoo will still be working with the fourth-largest U.S. carrier on … [read full article]