Tag Archives: Deutsche Telekom

T-Mobile and Sprint parent companies may ditch Huawei equipment to help gain merger approval

T-Mobile and Sprint’s parent companies are reportedly making big moves to help get the T-Mo-Sprint merger approved. T-Mobile parent company Deutsche Telekom and Sprint parent company SoftBank have said that they will consider ending their use of Huawei network equipment, according to a report from Reuters. Deutsche Telekom has said that it’s reviewing its vendor plans in Germany and other markets. It’s said that U.S. government officials have been pressuring Deutsche Telekom to stop using … [read full article]

T-Mobile gets shareholder approval for Sprint merger

Following the news that the New York Attorney General is giving the proposed T-Mobile-Sprint merger some extra scrutiny, some better news for the deal has emerged. T-Mobile has received shareholder approval for its merger with Sprint. Deutsche Telekom Holding B.V., which holds 63.5 percent of T-Mobile Common Stock, gave T-Mo a written consent in favor of proposals to approve the issuance of shares of common stock as well as the amendment and restatement of the … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint said to be finalizing merger terms as more details of the deal leak

UPDATE: A new report from Bloomberg has a few more details on the T-Mobile-Sprint talks, claiming that the deal would value Sprint at around $24 billion. The report also claims that the current deal terms would give Deutsche Telekom a 42 percent stake and a 69 percent voting interest in the combined company.   ORIGINAL: Following a report that said that T-Mobile and Sprint are working to reach a merger agreement as soon as next week, more … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint could reach merger agreement as soon as next week

Remember a couple of weeks ago when we heard that T-Mobile and Sprint were in merger talks again? Well it sounds like the two are working to get their deal done in a hurry. T-Mobile and Sprint have made progress in their merger talks and aim to complete their negotiations as soon as next week, say sources speaking to Reuters. Those sources went on to caution that there’s no guarantee that a deal will be … [read full article]

Deutsche Telekom reportedly preparing plans for T-Mobile and Sprint merger

It’s been a little bit since we’ve heard any news or rumors regarding a merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, but today that’s changed. A new report claims that T-Mobile parent company Deutsche Telekom is preparing a plan to merge T-Mobile with Sprint. According to German publication Handelsblatt, DT is planning for an all-stock deal that’ll see DT take managerial control of the merged company, with the goal of keeping as much of T-Mobile’s current strategy intact … [read full article]

Sprint, SoftBank reportedly start informal talks with Deutsche Telekom about T-Mobile merger

After both the parent companies of Sprint and T-Mobile discussed merger deals earlier this week, a new report claims that talks between those companies have begun. Executives from both SoftBank and Sprint have started informal talks with Deutsche Telekom about a Sprint-T-Mobile merger, according to sources speaking to Bloomberg. The talks are still preliminary, and no banks have been hired yet to help work out a deal. Considering that both the CEOs of SoftBank … [read full article]

Deutsche Telekom CEO says wireless merger talks likely to happen soon, T-Mobile US included

One day after SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son expressed interested in getting Sprint-T-Mobile deal talks going, the CEO of T-Mo’s parent company has brought up mergers, too. Deutsche Telekom CEO Tim Hoettges has said that it’s likely that wireless merger talks will soon begin and that T-Mobile US will be included in those talks. “It is not only permitted and possible, but now very likely that discussions will get under way concerning various potential strategic combinations … [read full article]

SoftBank reportedly still interested in T-Mobile-Sprint merger

The rumors of a T-Mobile-Sprint merger are back. A new report from Reuters claims that SoftBank is willing to give up its control of Sprint to T-Mobile parent company Deutsche Telekom in order to get a T-Mo-Sprint merger done. While SoftBank would reportedly discuss different deals, sources say that the company is willing to cede control of Sprint and then get a minority stake in a combined T-Mo-Sprint. SoftBank hasn’t actually approached Deutsche Telekom regarding a … [read full article]

Deutsche Telekom CEO says he’s ‘not in the mood’ to sell T-Mobile US

It’s no secret that T-Mobile US parent company Deutsche Telekom has been interested in selling T-Mo in recent years, including the attempted sale to AT&T and rumors of a Comcast deal. DT’s feelings appear to have changed for now, though. Deutsche Telekom CEO Tim Hoettges has said that his company isn’t looking to sell T-Mobile US right now. “We are not in the mood of selling the business,” Hoettges told a group of investors this … [read full article]

Deutsche Telekom reportedly considering emulating T-Mobile US strategy with T-Mobile Netherlands

The Un-carrier movement has been big for T-Mobile, winning it millions of new customers and helping it to leapfrog Sprint to become the number three US carrier. Now it looks like T-Mobile parent Deutsche Telekom may be planning to try that same strategy elsewhere in the world. Sources speaking to Bloomberg say that Deutsche Telekom is thinking … [read full article]