Tag Archives: Plum

Consumer Groups Hope the FCC Approves One Condition Related to T-Mobile’s Mint Acquisition

A total of four consumer advocacy groups have requested the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to implement a special phone unlocking condition related to T-Mobile’s intended acquisition of Mint Mobile. These four groups include Consumer Reports, Benton Institute, Open Technology Institute at New America, and Public Knowledge.  The groups are hoping that a similar condition will be agreed upon just like Verizon’s acquisition of TracFone in 2021. They are hoping that the Un-carrier will allow all devices to … [read full article]

FCC Questions T-Mobile’s Planned Mint Mobile Acquisition

Back in March, T-Mobile announced its plan to acquire Ka’ena Corporation and its subsidiaries, which included Mint Mobile, Ultra Mobile, and Plum!. It looks like the plans continue to be in place as the Un-carrier responded to the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) questions regarding this acquisition.  As shared by Light Reading, the questions touched base on a number of topics including … [read full article]

T-Mobile announces Mint Mobile, Ultra Mobile, Plum acquisition plans

Back in January, it was reported that T-Mobile was in talks to acquire Mint Mobile and Ultra Mobile. Since then, here hasn’t been any follow-up announcement about it. This changes today, however, with T-Mobile’s official announcement: They are acquiring Mint Mobile, Ultra Mobile, and aggregator Plum! T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert made the announcement today in a video where he is joined by actor and Mint Mobile owner, … [read full article]