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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]

MetroPCS Considering Potential Suitors, T-Mobile Among Them

A new report puts T-Mobile right back into the mix for potential suitors for MetroPCS as an “unnamed source” says MetroPCS is having “off and on” conversations with possible merger partners. None of the parties would comment, which include T-Mobile, Dish Network, and Sprint Nextel according to DealReporter.  The source says that any potential deal would include both stock and cash, though they urged caution as the conversations have not yet hit … [read full article]

Deutsche Telekom Looking To Purchase MetroPCS, Combine With T-Mobile USA?

Here we go again as a new Bloomberg report indicates Deutsche Telekom is in discussions to merge T-Mobile USA with MetroPCS communications. Deutsche Telekom is currently considering a stock-swap transaction that would give T-Mobile’s parent company control over a joint entity, which would be publicly listed, said two officials on condition of anonymity. Deutsche Telekom continues to look at other options for T-Mobile USA, including an outright sale and IPO. After the failed … [read full article]

MetroPCS CFO Doesn’t See An AT&T, T-Mobile Deal Happening Anymore

MetroPCS Communications Chief Financial Officer J. Braxton Carter expressed his belief today that AT&T’s attempt to buy T-Mobile is now very likely to fail. Carter spoke at the UBS AG event In New York and his words were notable as AT&T was once thought to be in talks with MetroPCS to buy some of T-Mobile’s divested spectrum. Carter further stated that attempts to save the deal is “almost kind of moot at … [read full article]

Analysts Turn Sour on AT&T, T-Mobile Deal Prospects

According to a report by the Financial Times, a large number of “analysts” now rate the chances for an AT&T, T-Mobile deal at less than 50%. Some analysts are even going so far as to rate the deal as only having a 20% chance of success for government approval. Bankers are noting that in order for the deal to win approval, AT&T will have to sell significant spectrum, possibly to MetroPCS as rumored … [read full article]

MetroPCS Thinks They Can Steal Carly Away From Magenta

This MetroPCS “attack” ad is hardly the first time we’ve seen a small regional carrier attempt to poke fun at T-Mobile’s sorrows but this time, they’re trying to steal Carly. I’m not having any of that. Nobody steals Carly. So listen up Ranjit and Chat, you can make fun of T-Mobile all you want but when you try and steal our most valuable player, you better bring more than a phone-in”tech and talk” help show. On … [read full article]

AT&T Talking To Rivals About Asset Sales To Save T-Mobile Deal?

An early morning Bloomberg report indicates that AT&T has already begun approaching its smaller rivals including MetroPCS and Leap to sell both spectrum and customers in an attempt to save its T-Mobile deal. Along with its smaller rivals the Bloomberg report also indicates AT&T has reached out to CenturyLink Inc., Dish Network and Sprint to also determine their interest level in possibly acquiring assets in order for AT&T to push their deal … [read full article]