Tag Archives: Acquisition

US Cellular Agrees to Sell to T-Mobile

Earlier this month, it was revealed that T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless had shown their interest in acquiring US Cellular. Just a few weeks later and T-Mobile seems to have won the hearts of US Cellular’s execs.  According to T-Mobile’s announcement today, T-Mobile will be acquiring substantially all of US Cellular’s wireless operations, including its wireless customers, stores, and specified spectrum assets. … [read full article]

T-Mobile Has Officially Acquired Mint Mobile, Ultra Mobile, Plum Mobile

After months of waiting, T-Mobile has finally been given the green light to complete its acquisition of Ka’ena Corporation, which includes brands like Mint Mobile, Ultra Mobile, and Plum.  With the approval, the Un-carrier wasted no time in completing the acquisition. The wireless carrier unveiled some offers it has in store for being a customer. Some of these offers include the following: $15 Commitmint: Starting now, … [read full article]

FCC Approves T-Mobile’s Proposed Acquisition of Mint Mobile

It’s official! T-Mobile has received the approval of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for its proposed acquisition of Ka’ena Corporation and its assets, Mint Mobile and Ultra Mobile.  The Un-carrier previously announced its plans to acquire Ryan Reynolds’ MVNO brand for $1.35 billion. When Mike Sievert announced this, he promised to “work to further their success.”  Now that the acquisition has been approved, the transaction is expected to close on May 1.  Just a few days ago, … [read full article]

T-Mobile, Ka’ ena Corporation Talk to FCC About Mint/Ultra Acquisition

Last week, representatives from T-Mobile and Ka’ ena Corporation had an online meeting with officials from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The group talked to the government agency to convince them why T-Mo should be allowed to acquire Mint Mobile and Ultra Mobile.  This comes after T-Mobile presented to the FCC why the acquisition will not be harming consumers or competitors. The Un-carrier even argued that the move is a much easier case compared to Verizon’s TracFone … [read full article]

Analysts name T-Mobile as possible cable provider acquisition target

T-Mobile has been the subject of many acquisitions and rumors in recent years, and now it looks like it’s happening once again. Following French company Altice’s $17.7 billion acquisition of Cablevision, analysts have suggested that some cable firms could be interested in acquiring T-Mobile in an effort to get into wireless and offer a “quad play.” BTIG analyst Walter Piecyk [read full article]