Tag Archives: DT

Is Deutsche Telekom Ignoring T-Mobile USA While AT&T Deal Awaits Approval?

While we await Deutsche Telekom and T-Mobile USA’s second quarter numbers set to be released sometime tomorrow an article coming out of Bloomberg shows analyst concern that T-Mobile USA is being left behind by their parent company. T-Mobile USA is expected to see a net contract customer loss of close to 350,000 customers from last quarter according to UniCredit SpA analyst Thomas Friedrich. That would  bring their total contract losses from the last … [read full article]

Choice Quotes From The AT&T And T-Mobile FCC Public Interest Filing

After taking some time and reading the full Public Interest Filing AT&T and T-Mobile filed yesterday, I’ve put together a metric TON of choice quotes from the document to give some perspective. To preface these quotes, some of them require context (and I therefore urge you to read the whole filing found at the link at the end of the post) but in the interest of time and energy, I’ve tried to choose … [read full article]

FCC Commissioner Michael Copps “Not Pleased” With Proposed AT&T/T-Mobile Deal

FCC Commissioner Michael Copps confirmed to C-SPAN during an interview that he isn’t happy about the proposed acquisition of T-Mobile by AT&T. Copps is concerned about the “amount of power and influence the merged company would hold, given that two companies would virtually control the wireless landscape.” In Copps own opinion, the deal will prove more difficult to approve than the Comcast-NBC Universal which he voted against but was ultimately approved. Copps … [read full article]

Deutsche Telekom Not Interested In Selling T-Mobile, Stop Worrying

There is no question that T-Mobile’s recent quarterly report left us a little concerned and disappointed. We wanted to see an immediate turnaround and yet, like so many things, this company wide turnaround will be more gradual than immediate. Given that, we thought it might be worth posting a quick article to help allay some of the fears people have expressed since that article went up. On February 25th, the Wall Street … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Introduce NFC Mobile Payment System In 2011

Deutsche Telekom, our T-Mobile mothership announced out of Mobile World Congress today plans to roll out a mobile payment system using NFC technology in 2011-2012. Following up on its joint venture with Verizon and AT&T announced last November, T-Mobile will use ISIS mobile payment systems in a number of devices later this year and into next year. While this announcement in and of itself is interesting, what was even … [read full article]

Bloomberg Says T-Mobile USA Needs A Partner, Do They?

Oh the good old rumor mill is churning yet again with tomorrows event featuring T-Mobile USA CEO Philip Humm and Deutsche Telekom CEO Rene Obermann. Bloomberg is running a report this morning pretty much offering up the very same analysis we’ve heard for months, T-Mobile needs a partner, more spectrum, needs to grow like a bean stalk , etc. Tomorrow is expected to showcase a new strategy for the T-Mobile USA with a … [read full article]

Deutsche Telekom To Present T-Mobile USA Strategy Next Week?

You’ll have to “Bear” (Bears win!!) with us on this one as I’m not sure what exactly the Reuters article is referring to. That being said, Reuters is reporting that Rene Obermann, CEO of T-Mobile USA parent company Deutsche Telekom, and Philip Humm, T-Mobile USA CEO “…are due on Thursday to present a strategy for the struggling US unit T-Mobile USA, which is the market’s No. 4 operator but has seen profits fall.” … [read full article]