Tag Archives: Sprint

Analysts Say AT&T Will Have To Divest Part Of T-Mobile, Possibly To Sprint

The T-Mobile AT&T news just keeps on kicking with analysts from Citadel Securities proposing that not only would AT&T have to make major concessions for FCC and DOJ approval, that Sprint could wind up a major winner as part of any deal passage. Citadel Security analysts are suggesting that AT&T executives are downplaying the scale that will be required in order to receive government approval. “AT&T has said it expects to … [read full article]

Clearwire CEO Opposes AT&T And T-Mobile Deal

Chalk up another wireless CEO upset at the prospect of AT&T and T-Mobile coming together in holy matrimony. Clearwire’s interim CEO John Stanton (a former CEO of T-Mobile USA) expresses a high level of concern with the possible deal. Stanton criticized the deal calling it a “huge challenge to competition in the industry.” On top of that statement Stanton also stated that a potential deal “…represents something we’re seriously concerned with.” Stanton … [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]

T-Mobile CEO Philip Humm Discusses Sprint Buyout Rumors

It’s not unusual for large corporations to respond to certain rumors involving sales/acquisitions/buyouts especially those that have been ongoing for some time. We just received this letter written by Philip Humm, T-Mobile CEO in response to the ongoing rumors that once again surfaced. As expected, it’s a non-denial response that in our estimation leaves open any and all options for the company to pursue. There is nothing here that I can read … [read full article]

My Take On A Sprint/T-Mobile Merger/Acquisition/Buyout/Sale/Purchase/Transaction/

While I like to jokingly consider myself T-Mobile’s number one fan, it’s hard to argue that its position in the wireless marketplace is looking good. After a disappointing fourth quarter in 2010, we’re back today with yet another round of rumors and tech talk regarding a potential deal with Sprint. Only this time, things are a little different since, as Bloomberg reported earlier, Sprint would actually be the buyer this time. I’ve … [read full article]

Deutsche Telekom Considering T-Mobile USA Sale To Sprint?

If you may recall, just last week, Deutsche Telekom CFO Timotheus Hoettges ruled out rumors of DT selling its U.S branch. But now, a new report from Bloomberg suggests that Sprint is in talks with DT to acquire T-Mobile USA. According to people with knowledge of the matter, Sprint Nextel Corp. and Deutsche Telekom are holding meetings to discuss a possible acquisition. Citing multiple anonymous sources, Bloomberg states that discussions have been on … [read full article]

Why Choose T-Mobile Over Everyone Else?

Magenta has long been known for its value in pricing and customer service as the reason why most choose it over the other 3 major carriers. Now, with new 4G networks launching and new handsets being available, T-Mobile has published a training sheet for employees detailing exactly why T-Mobile is the best option for consumers. The training sheet focuses on T-Mobile’s Network, Phones, Pricing, and Savings per year compared to that of AT&T … [read full article]

Coverage Will Become A Central Point In The T-Mobile Roadmap, Considering “Non-Strategic” Asset Sale

As T-Mobile works to boost its financial position in the US, they are considering a number of options that include the sale of non-strategic assets such as cell towers to raise cash for future investments. Forming partnerships and spectrum-sharing opportunities are on the table, however no large cash acquisitions are in the works.  That seems like an obvious non-denial denial to the almost constant whisper that T-Mobile and Sprint are … [read full article]

T-Mobile Has Their Eye On Third Place, Can They Do It?

Seems like today was a mini-goldmine of sorts as the employee event that took place today had quite a bit of focus on T-Mobile and the future.  One of the bigger messages we are told was the emphasis on catching and surpassing Sprint.  Of course, this is quite a lofty goal and,  by all accounts, no small feat.  Sprint is millions of customers ahead of T-Mobile, working on their own 4G network and … [read full article]