Tag Archives: T-Mobile

Softbank purportedly in final stages of talks to acquire T-Mobile

One rumor that just won’t go away recently is the speculation surrounding Softbank/Sprint’s intention to buy Deutsche Telekom’s controlling share in T-Mobile U.S. And just because it’s Christmas Eve doesn’t mean that those rumors are going quiet. Recent information passed on to Nikkei (as reported by Reuters) suggests that Softbank is in the latter stages of discussions with Deutsche Telekom about buying the now-popular Uncarrier, T-Mobile. There are problems however. As we already … [read full article]

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]

T-Mobile’s Uncarrier 4.0 announcement to take place on Jan. 8 at CES

T-mobile is set to unveil it’s plans for the beginning of 2014, and promises to start the year with a bang. Invites have been sent out to members of the press confirming that the Uncarrier 4.0 announcement will take place on January 8th, at CES in Las Vegas. We’ve heard that it could be a plan to help customers break their ties with existing carriers. I wrote a piece on it earlier today, … [read full article]

T-Mobile Q4 2013 earnings call to take place at 9am (ET), February 25

Over the past few quarters, T-Mobile’s been leading the way in terms of growth. Thanks to its UNcarrier strategy – in all its phases – it’s become a popular choice among US consumers. The question on everyone’s lips is “can it continue?” While Q4 is just drawing to a close, Tmo’s used it to launch some of its most attractive offers so far. Including the 200MB for life tablet promotion and $0 down … [read full article]

Verizon and T-Mobile close to spectrum deal according to Bloomberg

Today was supposed to be another quiet Friday for me, but I guess the powers that control leaks decided to spoil those plans. We’ve already seen reports claiming that Sprint is looking to buy T-Mobile, and now it’s rumored that Verizon and T-Mobile are close to a deal. Over the past few weeks, rumors of a VZW/Tmo deal have been gathering pace. We’ve known Verizon … [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 calls out AT&T’s new mobile share plans as “complicated” and expensive

AT&T announced some new shared family plans this week. And I’ve been debating on whether or not to call them out on it for the past day or two. It’s hard not to find criticism when looking at the carrier’s efforts at “competing” with T-Mobile. Despite having a larger subscriber base, it clearly feels threatened by Tmo’s moves this year, and – not for the first time – has unveiled new … [read full article]

New $35 unlimited talk and text prepaid plan coming on December 8th – UPDATE: Official Statement

When it comes to value for money, few carriers come close to offering what T-Mobile does. And that value spreads to the pay in advance plans, and is set to get even better. According a recent Field Sales News update, Tmo is set to offer a new plan for a limited time. For $35, from December 8th, you’ll be able to get unlimited talk and text. This plan is very much aimed at … [read full article]