Tag Archives: Deutsche Telekom

Mobility platform chooses T-Mobile, Deutsche Telekom as its LTE/5G partner

T-Mobile and Deutsche Telekom made an important announcement today.  The two revealed that mobility platform, Spoke, chose T IoT to bring power to its new hardware and software system. As a result, bicyclists and motorists get near real-time information when they are on the road.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that 78 percent of bicycle accidents occur in urban areas where there is traffic. Spoke is on a mission to reduce those numbers. One way … [read full article]

T-Mobile names 6 winners of T-Challenge

Together with Deutsche Telekom, the winners of the T-Challenge have finally been revealed by T-Mobile.  The six-month long challenge gave innovators a chance to showcase their 5G-powered Extended Reality (XR) research and solutions. The participants gave a look at how 5G can help revolutionize the way people shop retail. A total of 19 teams traveled to Bonn, Germany to present their solutions.  “5G is poised to unlock the true potential of Extended Reality, transforming the way we … [read full article]

T-Mobile names 20 finalists of T-Challenge

Earlier today, T-Mobile and Deutsche Telekom unveiled the 20 finalists who will be taking part in the T-Challenge competition. The list is composed of young companies who are eager to share their ideas for virtual stores, store avatars, retail products and services, digital twins, and other XR technologies that will innovate how we shop.  Right now, the finalists are in the second phase of the competition. They are getting ready to go on an all-expenses paid trip … [read full article]

T-Mobile launches T-IoT with Deutsche Telekom

Together with Deustche Telekom, T-Mobile unveiled T-IoT as its new solution for global IoT connectivity for enterprises.  According to its press release, “Global IoT connectivity is too complex.” In order to deploy IoT connections across borders, enterprises will need to patch together operator agreements with varying contracts, service level agreements, management interfaces, and customer support. This is why T-Mobile has come up with T-IoT as a way of giving enterprises one global team and one global solution.  … [read full article]

T-Mobile announces new T-Challenge for 5G startups and developers

T-Mobile has partnered with Deutsche Telekom to create T-Challenge. This is a global competition for startups and developers in the 5G space.  Earlier today, the two unveiled T-Challenge as a way for challenging startups and developers to come up with a more immersive shopping experience. They are hoping the participants in the competition will make use of more AR solutions in the shopping industry. As a result, shoppers get a more personalized and engaged experience.  The challenge … [read full article]

T-Mobile, Sprint confirm updated merger agreement

Just as was rumored, T-Mobile and Sprint have now confirmed that they’ve updated their merger agreement. The new agreement includes an exchange ratio of 11.00 Sprint shares for each T-Mobile share, up from the original agreement of 9.75 Sprint shares. SoftBank, Sprint’s owner, has agreed to surrender 48.8 million T-Mobile shares acquired in the merger to the New T-Mobile, making SoftBank’s effective ratio 11.31 shares per T-Mo share. Sprint shareholders other than SoftBank will continue to … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint reportedly close to new merger terms

We’ve heard rumblings recently that T-Mobile and Sprint may be working on new terms for their merger, and now it sounds like an updated deal could be close. T-Mobile and Sprint are said to be “close” to agreeing on a new deal and that they’re planning to announce it as soon as today. That’s according to sources speaking to the Wall Street Journal, who caution that the situation is “still fluid” and that the announcement could … [read full article]

Deutsche Telekom reportedly wants to renegotiate price of T-Mobile-Sprint merger

T-Mobile and Sprint won in the courtroom this week when a judge rejected a state lawsuit that sought to block the carriers’ merger, but their deal isn’t quite done yet. A new report says that before the merger happens, Deutsche Telekom wants to renegotiate the terms of the deal. It’s said that T-Mobile parent company Deutsche Telekom wants a lower price for the deal because Sprint’s shares have been trading below the level they were at … [read full article]

T-Mobile employees ask DT CEO for assurance that their jobs will be safe after Sprint merger

One of the main arguments that opponents of the T-Mobile and Sprint merger make is that it will lead to job losses. T-Mobile says that the combined company “will be a job creator”, but now a group of T-Mo employees want a guarantee that their job will be safe if the merger is completed. A group called T-Mobile Workers United delivered a letter for Deutsche Telekom CEO Timotheus Höttges this week during a meeting with employee … [read full article]

Justice Department will reportedly sue to block T-Mobile-Sprint merger if Dish deal isn’t done next week

There’s been a lot of back and forth, will-they-or-won’t-they lately with T-Mobile, Sprint, and Dish Network’s negotiations related to the T-Mo-Sprint merger, but according to a new report, we may finally, finally be close to a resolution. The Department of Justice will sue to block T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger if T-Mo, Sprint, Dish, and T-Mobile parent company Deutsche Telekom don’t reach an agreement on their deal by next week. That’s according to CNBC, citing “people familiar … [read full article]