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Dish Network acquires Boost Mobile from T-Mobile, rolling out new Boost logo and plans

Right on schedule, Boost Mobile has become part of Dish Network. Dish today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Boost Mobile from T-Mobile, which cost $1.4 billion. Dish Network is now in the wireless market and has more than 9 million customers. Boost will be lead by John Swieringa, who serves as group president of retail wireless and COO at Dish Network. As part of its acquisition of Boost Mobile, Dish has given its … [read full article]

Dish Network will buy Boost Mobile from T-Mobile on July 1

Following recent rumors that suggested that Dish Network may have been trying to negotiate better terms for itself in its purchase of Boost Mobile from T-Mobile, it’s been revealed that the deal will finally happen in two weeks. Dish Network and T-Mobile have confirmed in filings with the SEC that Dish will close its purchase of Sprint’s prepaid businesses, including Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile, on July 1. Neither company gave any details on the deal, … [read full article]

Dish Network reportedly trying to negotiate with T-Mobile for better terms on Boost Mobile purchase

It’s now been more than two months since T-Mobile and Sprint completed their merger, but the whole story of that deal isn’t finished quite yet. That’s because Dish Network still hasn’t purchased Boost Mobile from T-Mo, which was part of an agreement that helped to get the merger approval from the Department of Justice. And now we may know why that purchase hasn’t happened yet. A new report says that Dish Network co-founder and chairman … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint merger trial begins today

Today’s a big day for T-Mobile and Sprint’s proposed merger. The trial between T-Mobile and Sprint and the state attorneys general who oppose their merger got underway today. As noted by the Wall Street Journal, U.S. District Jude Victor Marrero seems to be pushing for a quick trial, skipping opening statements and asking both sides to shorten their lists of witnesses so that they don’t beat him “over the head” with testimonies. One notable person that … [read full article]

Boost Mobile founder offers to buy prepaid brand from Sprint for $2 billion

Shortly after T-Mobile and Sprint officially announced their merger last year, Boost Mobile founder Peter Adderton said that he’d be interested in making a bid for Boost if it were divested. Fast-forward to today and Adderton is once again talking about buying Boost. Adderton says that he’s willing to pay up to $2 billion to buy Boost Mobile back from Sprint. As part of T-Mo and Sprint’s merger agreement, they intend to sell Boost Mobile and … [read full article]

T-Mobile finishes first in J.D. Power customer care report for 18th time

J.D. Power’s latest report on U.S. carrier customer care is out, and T-Mobile has come out on top once again. In its 2019 U.S. Wireless Customer Care Performance Study – Volume 2 report, T-Mobile beat out the other major U.S. carriers with a score of 847 points out of 1000. That beatsĀ theĀ 833 points that T-Mo got in J.D. Power’s first 2019 customer care report that came out in January, and it marks the 18th time … [read full article]

T-Mobile reportedly working on final details of merger concessions with DOJ, decision could be close

Details on T-Mobile, Dish Network, and the U.S. Department of Justice’s negotiations regarding the T-Mo-Sprint merger have been trickling out lately, and today a new report has come out that claims that the DOJ could finally approve the deal soon. The Justice Department is ironing out the “final issues” with T-Mobile on an agreement that will make Dish Network a fourth competitive U.S. carrier, says Bloomberg, which we’ve heard is critical[read full article]

Dish’s Ergen said to be taking his time with T-Mobile assets deal as four states join lawsuit to block merger

Just when some reports suggested that T-Mobile and Sprint may be close to striking an asset deal with Dish Network and getting DOJ approval, new info claims that Dish isn’t actually all that close to a deal with T-Mo. Dish co-founder Charlie Ergen is said to be weeks, if not months, away from agreeing to a deal to buy assets from T-Mobile and Sprint. Some rumors said recently that Ergen was close to paying … [read full article]

Reports say T-Mobile-Sprint merger could get DOJ approval very soon, possibly on Friday

One of the big questions surrounding T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger right now is whether the U.S. Department of Justice will approve or block the deal. Today new reports say that approval is very close. T-Mobile and Sprint’s divestiture deal with Dish Network and approval from the DOJ is “highly likely”, says CNBC‘s David Faber, with sources reporting that the merger has a 90 percent chance of moving forward. Faber adds that an approval could come … [read full article]

T-Mobile reportedly planning Boost Mobile auction in case Dish purchase doesn’t happen

Rumors say that Dish Network is close to paying $6 billion for assets from T-Mobile and Sprint, but it’s not a done deal quite yet, so T-Mo has reportedly put together a backup plan. Goldman Sachs, the investment bank that’s advising T-Mobile on the Sprint merger and sale of Boost Mobile, is planning to send books to prospective Boost buyers in two weeks, say sources speaking to Reuters. Dish is still the frontrunner to … [read full article]