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T-Mobile and Sprint likely to delay merger announcement, report says

Recent rumors have said that T-Mobile and Sprint could announce their merger as soon as late October, but now it sounds like those plans have been pushed back. Sprint and T-Mobile might delay their merger announcement until “two or three weeks” after their quarterly earnings announcements. That’s according to sources speaking to Bloomberg, who explain that it’s unlikely that the two carriers will be able to finalize the details of their deal by the end … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint reportedly not planning immediate asset sales in merger

More details on the rumored T-Mobile-Sprint merger have trickled out. First up, a report from Nikkei Asian Review says that SoftBank has reached an agreement to merge Sprint with T-Mobile. SoftBank and Deutsche Telekom, parent companies of Sprint and T-Mo, will reportedly start working on ownership ratios and other details of the deal soon. Another report says that T-Mobile and Sprint plan to announce their merger without any immediate asset sales. The carriers want to … [read full article]

U.S. Justice Department career staff would reportedly oppose T-Mobile-Sprint merger

Amid all of the recent rumors that a T-Mobile-Sprint merger is coming soon, many have wondered how regulators would react to such a deal. Today a report claims to have some details on that. The U.S. Department of Justice career staff who do most of the investigating into whether or not a T-Mobile-Sprint merger will harm customers will probably recommend that the deal be stopped. That’s according to three sources speaking to Reuters. Those sources … [read full article]

Several U.S. senators ask FCC and DOJ to begin investigating potential T-Mobile-Sprint merger

Hot on the heels of a report that claimed that T-Mobile and Sprint are hammering out the final details of a merger, several senators have penned a letter asking for an investigation into the two carriers. U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), U.S. Senator Al Franken (D-MN), and seven other senators have written a letter urging the FCC and DOJ to investigate the potential impact of a T-Mobile-Sprint merger. “A combination of T-Mobile and Sprint could … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint reportedly working on final details of merger

The oft-rumored T-Mobile-Sprint merger may be nearing its completion. T-Mobile and Sprint are working out the final details of a merger, and it’s said that an announcement is likely to come when the two carriers report their quarterly earnings at the end of October. The two sides are reportedly conducting due diligence to determine the exchange ratio that’ll lead to Sprint’s valuation. Also in discussions are things like where the combined company’s headquarters would be and … [read full article]

New report shows what a combined T-Mobile and Sprint network could look like

Recent reports have suggested that the oft-rumored merger of T-Mobile and Sprint is making progress, and so some folks are taking it more seriously and wondering what a combined T-Mobile-Sprint could look like. A new report from Ookla tries to answer that question. When it comes to coverage, Ookla used maps that show Speedtest results from T-Mobile and Sprint in Q1 and Q2 2017. We see that the two carriers share coverage in populated urban … [read full article]

More T-Mobile-Sprint merger reports surface, announcement may be weeks away

Following last week’s report that claimed that T-Mobile and Sprint are reportedly close to agreeing to terms of a merger, more details on the negotiations have leaked. SoftBank is willing to take a stock-for-stock merger that would value Sprint at or near its current market price, say sources speaking to Bloomberg. Originally, T-Mobile parent company Deutsche Telekom felt that Sprint shares should be valued significantly below their market value, but DT has recently told SoftBank … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint are reportedly close to agreeing to terms of a merger

Hot on the heels of a rumor that claimed that T-Mobile and Sprint are in “active talks” about a merger, another report claims that an agreement is near. T-Mobile and Sprint are close to agreeing to terms of a merger, say sources speaking to Reuters. Once the terms are set, the two companies would perform due diligence and then the deal is expected to be complete by the end of October. It’s said that SoftBank would … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint once again rumored to be in merger talks

Rumors of a merger involving T-Mobile and Sprint are back again. T-Mobile and Sprint are in “active talks” regarding a merger, say sources speaking to CNBC. The parent companies of both carriers, Deutsche Telekom and SoftBank, have allegedly been in “frequent conversations” about a deal. The talks involve a stock-for-stock deal that result in DT being the majority owner while SoftBank would be a large minority holder. If a merger were to be completed, it’s expected … [read full article]

T-Mobile comes out on top in another U.S. mobile network report

Days after Ookla declared T-Mobile to have the fastest mobile network in the U.S., another report has come out to support Ookla’s claim. Wirefly released its 2017 Internet Speed Rankings today, saying that T-Mobile had the fastest network in the U.S. in the first half of 2017. According to the results of Wirefly’s results, T-Mobile had an overall speed of 21.06 Mbps. Verizon finished with 20.91 Mbps, AT&T had 16.33 Mbps, and Sprint had 14.82 … [read full article]