Tag Archives: Sprint

T-Mobile customers spend less time on Wi-Fi than those on other U.S. carriers, says report

OpenSignal normally gives us info on the state of U.S. carrier networks, but this week the group put out a slightly different report. According to OpenSignal, T-Mobile customers spend less time on Wi-Fi than customers on AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon. T-Mo customers spend 41 percent of their time on Wi-Fi, which is down from 43 percent one year ago. To compare, AT&T customers spend 49 percent of their time on Wi-Fi, Sprint customers spend 51 … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint reportedly in merger talks once again

Last November, T-Mobile and Sprint confirmed that they’d ended their oft-rumored merger negotiations, and we thought that that’d be the end of that. It turns out that the two companies still want to get together, though. T-Mobile and Sprint have restarted merger talks, according to sources speaking to the Wall Street Journal. Details on the negotiatons are light, as the sources say that T-Mo and Sprint are in preliminary talks. It’s possible that they could … [read full article]

New OpenSignal report shows close 4G LTE competition between T-Mobile and Verizon

Earlier this year, T-Mobile came out on top in an OpenSignal report on U.S. mobile networks, but Verizon wasn’t far behind in second. Now OpenSignal has decided to take a closer look the competition. In the latest OpenSignal report, T-Mobile and Verizon duked it out for 4G LTE availability and speeds. T-Mo managed to beat or tie Verizon when it comes to 4G speed in all five regions of the U.S. — the West, the Southwest, … [read full article]

More details on U.S. carriers’ Mobile Authentication Taskforce announced

Last year, we got word that AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon were coming together to for the Mobile Authentication Taskforce with the goal of creating a mobile identification system to fight identity risks. Fast-forward several months and the group has started to share details of what it’s cooking up. The Mobile Authentication Taskforce is creating a “highly secure and trusted multi-factor authentication platform” that’s powered by the networks of AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon. With … [read full article]

New report says T-Mobile had fastest average LTE speeds in the U.S. at the end of 2017

Today OpenSignal gave us an update on how AT&T and Verizon’s networks have been faring one year after launching unlimited data plans, and there’s some T-Mobile news sprinkled in there, too. OpenSignal reports that while AT&T and Verizon saw their LTE download speeds decrease in the months after launching unlimited plans, those speeds began to stabilize near the end of 2017. Verizon’s speeds even began to creep back up. However, AT&T and Verizon’s LTE download speeds … [read full article]

New surveys show T-Mobile had highest customer satisfaction of all U.S. carriers in 2017

T-Mobile today announced that it won out in a couple of new consumer surveys. T-Mo reports that it came out number one in Overall Customer Satisfaction and Customers: Likelihood to Recommend in surveys conducted by research firm HarrisX. The firm surveys more than 360,000 consumers each year. The HarrisX results show T-Mobile on top in both categories throughout 2017. Verizon finished 2017 in second place in both categories, while AT&T came in third and Sprint finished … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint officially end merger negotiations

It looks like T-Mobile’s final offer to save its merger with Sprint wasn’t enough, because the companies have ended their negotiations. T-Mobile and Sprint announced today that they’ve ceased merger discussions after they were unable to find mutually agreeable terms. T-Mobile CEO John Legere said that while the prospect of combining with Sprint was compelling for many reasons, including creating benefits for consumers, a deal would need to result in superior long-term value for T-Mo … [read full article]

T-Mobile reportedly makes Sprint new offer in an effort to save merger

Just last week, it seemed like a T-Mobile-Sprint merger was a done deal, but now everything’s been thrown into disarray after a rumor said that SoftBank wanted to end the negotiations. A new report has given us an update on the situation. T-Mobile has made a revised merger offer to Sprint, say sources speaking to the Wall Street Journal. Details of the offer are unknown, but it’s said that Sprint’s board spent Thursday discussing this … [read full article]

SoftBank reportedly waiting on final T-Mobile-Sprint merger proposal from Deutsche Telekom

Following the news that SoftBank wants to back out of its T-Mobile-Sprint merger talks, a new report has detailed the final efforts to save the deal. SoftBank is waiting to hear Deutsche Telekom’s final proposal to complete the T-Mobile-Sprint merger that they’ve been negotiating lately. The offer is expected this week, say sources speaking to Bloomberg, and will include how many Sprint shares it’ll accept for each T-Mobile share. It’s rumored that SoftBank wants an … [read full article]

SoftBank reportedly wants to end T-Mobile-Sprint merger negotiations

UPDATE: A new report from the Wall Street Journal also says that SoftBank wants to back out of the T-Mobile merger, while Reuters says that SoftBank is concerned about losing control of the combined company. Meanwhile, a report from CNBC claims that while there are some struggles in the talks, SoftBank is not planning to back out of the deal.   ORIGINAL: There have been many reports in recent weeks suggesting that a T-Mobile-Sprint merger was all … [read full article]