Tag Archives: New York

T-Mobile rumored to be in last-minute merger lawsuit settlement talks with New York

Just days before the lawsuit attempting to block T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger is set to begin, a new report claims that the two carriers are in settlement talks with one of the attorneys general leading the litigation. T-Mobile and Sprint are in last-minute settlement talks with New York Attorney General Letitia James, according to Fox Business‘s Charles Gasparino. Details on the talks are light right now, but as one of the two AGs leading the … [read full article]

New York AG Letitia James says T-Mobile merger commitments don’t address antitrust violations

T-Mobile has made a few big announcements recently that are tied to its proposed merger with Sprint, but according to one of the state attorneys general leading the lawsuit to block the merger, those commitments aren’t enough. During a press conference today related to a lawsuit against vape company Juul, New York Attorney General Letitia James was asked about T-Mobile’s recent promise to make investments in the state and whether it could lead to an agreement … [read full article]

New York Attorney General and nine other states file lawsuit to block T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger

Just as the rumors suggested, a group of state attorneys general have filed a lawsuit to block the proposed T-Mobile-Sprint merger. New York Attorney General Letitia James announced the lawsuit today, which also includes state attorneys general from California, Colorado, Connecticut, Washington D.C., Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Virginia, and Wisconsin. The complaint has been filed in the state of New York. In their lawsuit, this group of state attorneys general argue that if T-Mobile … [read full article]

T-Mobile Extended Range LTE officially launching in New York, Seattle, and Cincinnati today

T-Mobile customers in New York City have been spotting Extended Range LTE service for a while now, with the service popping up throughout NYC and its boroughs. Today T-Mo is finally making the city’s Extended Range LTE coverage official, though, along with launches in two other major US metros. T-Mobile says that its Extended Range LTE service is now … [read full article]

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson Says T-Mobile Merger Immediately Improves Reliability

Speaking to the Council on Foreign Relations Randall Stephenson, CEO of AT&T reiterated that the proposed AT&T/T-Mobile deal would not create a “duopoly” as most customers have five or more mobile choices and that costs would decline further as mobile broadband traffic grows. Someone needs to tell me where Randall Stephenson gets his fairy magic. His belief is that the overnight addition of T-Mobile to the AT&T portfolio is going to “immediately … [read full article]

New York Attorney General To Perform “Thorough” Review Of Proposed AT&T T-Mobile Merger

The anti AT&T T-Mobile merger crowd just found a another hopeful ally in the form of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. Promising to perform a “thorough review” of the proposed deal, Schneiderman wants to ensure that all New Yorkers will have the opportunity to choose between numerous wireless carriers. “Affordable wireless service and technology, including smart phones and next generation handheld devices, are the bridge to the digital broadband future,” … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Offer Reception In New York City Subway Stations

According to BusinessWeek, T-Mobile USA and AT&T Mobility customers will soon be the first to get cellular reception in New York City subway stations after the carriers signed 10-year agreements which will allow access to an underground network being built by Transit Wireless. The agreement will allow T-Mobile and AT&T to provide cellular reception in 277 underground NYC subway stations. According to BusinessWeek, an official announcement on the agreements may come as soon as next … [read full article]

CNET Tests Carrier Data Speeds In NYC, T-Mobile Kills The Competition

Well well what do we have here? Senior Editor Bonnie Cha over at CNET.com decided to pit all 4 of the major carriers against one another, solely comparing data speeds. The tests, which took place in the most populous city in the United States, the one and only New York City, revealed some interesting results. In almost all of the tested areas in NYC, Magenta came out on top with the fastest 3G speeds. These … [read full article]