Tag Archives: Sprint

Sprint Chairman and Softbank CEO, Son, said to be approaching banks to finance T-Mobile buyout

It’s fairly old news by now that Sprint is rumored to be looking at buying T-Mobile. As we’ve already heard, it’s Softbank’s CEO that wants to push the deal through, but it’s one that many industry watchers and myself are struggling to make any sense of. The obvious questions like who’s name is going to be kept, or will it be a merger where both … [read full article]

WSJ: Sprint looking to buy T-Mobile US

I have to be honest, I’m not entirely sure what to make of this story, but I’m certain it’s going to create a lot of conversation and debate. According to the Wall Street Journal’s sources, Sprint is looking in to the possibility of buying out T-Mobile. This would obviously create one larger carrier capable of competing with Verizon and AT&T. Whether or not a purchase would go through is another matter … [read full article]

T-Mobile Execs Explain Why AT&T Is Target Of Company Marketing, Possible Sprint Merger

T-Mobile’s targeting of AT&T inside their marketing campaigns has certainly brought plenty of attention and T-Mobile’s Chief Marketing Officer Mike Sievert explained why  at an Investor conference earlier this morning. Sievert explained that T-Mobile focuses its attention on AT&T because it has the largest group of dissatisfied customers: “They combine two things: being big and being bad.” While Sprint may … [read full article]

Sprint Prepares T-Mobile JUMP! Competitor With Its “One Up” Early Upgrade Program

  I really can’t wait to see how T-Mobile CEO @john_legere tweet reacts to the news that Sprint is preparing to launch its very own JUMP! competitor. Calling it “One Up,” Sprint is the last of the national carriers to echo T-Mobile’s early upgrade program after AT&T and Verizon launched their own programs soon after T-Mobile went live with JUMP! While it’s safe to argue that AT&T Next and Verizon EDGE … [read full article]

Analysts Continue To See Sprint, T-Mobile Merger As Increasingly Unlikely

Well, it’s been a little over a week since we’ve had any stories about T-Mobile and XXXX as a target for a potential buyout or merger. That’s good news (though not a record) and analysts continue to express doubts that a deal with Sprint is likely given T-Mobile’s “revival” and Sprint’s 4G network upgrade. Craig Moffett, of Moffett Research is just one of a many wireless analysts throwing a wrench in the … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO John Legere Taunts The Competition With LTE Speed Tests

The Twitter account of T-Mobile CEO John Legere (@john_legere) is handily one of the most entertaining I have ever seen in the technology industry, especially from a CEO. It goes without saying that Legere is going to say nice things about his company and some  and some not-so-nice things about his competition. However, Legere takes it another level with almost every tweet and that level is “awesome.” Now, … [read full article]

Investor Sees T-Mobile As Takeover Target For Dish Network, Sprint

John Paulson, the billionaire hedge-fund manager and one-time opponent of the T-Mobile/MetroPCS rumor is now calling the new company a “likely takeover target” for Dish Network or Sprint. Paulson, who become a 2.3 percent shareholder in T-Mobile US when the company merged with MetroPCS will hold his stake in the company in anticipation of more consolidation in the industry. Paulson sent a letter to clients today, which was obtained by Bloomberg News … [read full article]

Sprint Prepares To Challenge T-Mobile With One-Size-Fits-All Rate Plan

While T-Mobile’s CEO John Legere and CTO Neville Ray made no attempt to hide their laughter at Sprint’s pitiful data network, the “Now” network is preparing to challenge T-Mobile right back. The folks at PhoneArena received the image via an anonymous tipster and Engadget has learned the plans are correct and could kick off as early as tomorrow, Friday, July 12th. Sprint looks to replace its existing “Everything” plans with new “Unlimited, My Way” … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO John Legere Says He’s Open To Deals With Sprint, Dish

As T-Mobile’s CEO made the interview rounds yesterday there were a few notable remarks that caught our attention, including some comments made in a brief interview with CNET. It’s here that Legere says he is open to potential combinations with Dish Network and even Sprint. By no means does Legere say he is actively looking at them, but as CEO he has a duty to look at any potential deal and how it would … [read full article]