Tag Archives: mergers

Sprint Receives Subpoenas From Nine States Over T-Mobile Deal

While Sprint may be at the forefront of the AT&T/T-Mobile opposition they aren’t alone in facing scrutiny from the government over the deal. It’s been confirmed via Reuters that Sprint has received subpoenas from nine states in connection with the anti-trust review of AT&T’s takeover of T-Mobile. A letter dated June 28th to the FCC Sprint stated it had received the subpoenas and civil investigation demands for all the materials it has … [read full article]

FCC Official Goes Off The Record, Says AT&T/T-Mobile Marriage Faces “Steep Climb”

As the wireless world continues to take in the shock of the AT&T and T-mobile buyout news, reports of just how easy or how difficult it will be to find approval for the deal are rampant. Speaking to an off the record FCC official, the Wall Street Journal reports there is “no way” the FCC will “rubber-stamp” the deal. On top of that, the same official says that any deal is likely … [read full article]

AT&T Says T-Mobile Can Keep It’s Current Pricing Structure

One of the more pressing questions for current T-Mobile users facing a takeover from AT&T is what will happen with their existing pricing plans. Well thanks to the guys at IntoMobile who managed to get an answer out of Ralph de la Vega at CTIA 2011 T-Mobile will keep it’s existing pricing structure. While we could interpret plenty from that as the IntoMobile folks did, does that mean T-Mobile will operate as … [read full article]

Sprint Releases Statement Expressing Thoughts On AT&T Acquisition of T-Mobile USA

Its about time! Sprint has officially voiced its opinion on the $39 billion AT&T acquisition of T-Mobile USA. Earlier this month, discussions between Deutsche Telekom and Sprint were heating up for a possible acquisition of T-Mobile USA by Sprint and it was almost certain that Sprint would purchase Magenta. It looks like it didn’t turn out the way Sprint wanted. Sprint’s statement is as follows: “The combination of AT&T and T-Mobile USA, if approved … [read full article]

BREAKING: AT&T Acquires T-Mobile From Deutsche Telekom

Wow, wow, wow…AT&T just announced it is acquiring T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom. I don’t know even know what to say…full press release follows: AT&T to Acquire T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom Provides Fast, Efficient and Certain Solution to Impending Spectrum Exhaust Challenges Facing AT&T and T-Mobile USA in Key Markets Due to Explosive Demand for Mobile Broadband Enhances Network Capacity, Output and Quality in Near … [read full article]

Deutsche Telekom CEO Says They Are Keeping T-Mobile USA, Reaffirms “Stick Together”

For quite a while now T-Mobile USA has been the subject of mergers, marriages, divorces and a few “make- me-want-to-throw-up-in-my-mouth” rumors with Sprint.  Recent months have seen the possibility of a partnership with Clearwire (that is not counted as a rumor here since it was straight from Robert Dotson’s mouth), a T-Mobile IPO and spinoff and more Sprint/T-Mobile merger rumors.  For now, however, Rene Obermann has insisted to the Wall Street Journal that … [read full article]