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Dish reportedly wants FCC spectrum use deadline waived in exchange for buying T-Mobile-Sprint assets

Much of the focus on T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger lately has been on Dish Network and its Chairman Charlie Ergen. Ergen was rumored to be ready to spend $6 billion on assets from T-Mo and Sprint in a move that’d help the merger’s odds of gaining approval from the Department of Justice, but now some say that he’s not close to striking such a deal. Now another report with more info on Ergen’s intentions has … [read full article]

Report: Dish is interested in acquiring T-Mobile & Sprint assets

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Ever since T-Mobile and Sprint announced their plans to merge, there have been groups and other companies that strongly showed their opposition. One of those that opposed the merger is satellite TV company, Dish. But now that T-Mobile and Sprint’s prepaid businesses and other assets could be sold off, it looks like Dish has had a change of heart. Reports circulated today that Dish is currently in talks to “buy prepaid subscribers and wireless spectrum licenses from … [read full article]

Sprint and T-Mobile merger could be approved real soon

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It looks like T-Mobile and Sprint’s proposed merger could be getting an approval real soon. The only catch is that the two companies need to sell multiple assets in order to create a new wireless competitor. This comes from three individuals familiar with the plan. Once the arrangement gets an approval, it could weaken the recent lawsuit that attorneys general from nine states and the District of Columbia filed this week. Both T-Mobile and Sprint … [read full article]

T-Mobile customers are the most satisfied among top U.S. carriers, report says

A new report says that T-Mobile customers are the most satisfied among all of the top four U.S. carriers’ subscribers. T-Mobile finished with a customer satisfaction score of 76 out of 100 in the American Customer Satisfaction Index’s (ACSI) Wireless Service and Cellular Telephone Report 2018-2019. U.S. Cellular and Verizon weren’t far behind, each with a score of 74, while AT&T earned a score of 73 and Sprint rounded things out with a score of … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint may divest spectrum to get Justice Department’s approval for merger

We’ve heard that T-Mobile and Sprint are hard at work on convincing the Department of Justice to approve their merger, and now we’ve gotten wind of one concession that the two carriers might make. T-Mobile and Sprint are thinking about divesting some of their spectrum to improve the odds of the DOJ approving their merger. That’s according to reports from Reuters and Bloomberg, with the latter adding that the divested airwaves would go … [read full article]

DOJ reportedly wants T-Mobile and Sprint to help create new U.S. carrier as part of merger agreement

Hot on the heels of news that T-Mobile and Sprint are meeting with the Department of Justice regarding their merger, more details on those talks have come out. DOJ officials want T-Mobile and Sprint to help create a fourth U.S. carrier with its own network if they’re allowed to merge, according to a source speaking to Bloomberg. While the two carriers argue that they’ll be able to create a stronger competitor to AT&T and … [read full article]

Reports say T-Mobile and Sprint in talks with DOJ about merger divestitures, Boost Mobile could sell for up to $3 billion

As we continue to wait for the Department of Justice to review the T-Mobile and Sprint merger, reports that try to give us an idea of what’s going on behind the scenes are coming out. First up, it’s said that T-Mobile and Sprint are currently meeting with the DOJ to discuss the merger. CNBC’s David Faber says that T-Mo and Sprint are working with the DOJ on divestitures that could address concerns that some people … [read full article]

New report says DOJ antitrust chief ‘consulted’ with FCC Chairman about T-Mobile-Sprint merger

There was a bit of a back-and-forth for T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger this week, as FCC Chairman Ajit Pai came out in support of the deal but then a report claimed that the Department of Justice’s antitrust staff had recommended that the merger be blocked. Now a new report claims to have some more information on the agencies’ reviews of the deal. Before publicly announcing his support of T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger this week, … [read full article]

Department of Justice reportedly recommends blocking T-Mobile-Sprint merger

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The Federal Communications Commission may be on board with T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger, but a new report says that the deal is now facing opposition from the Department of Justice. The DOJ’s antitrust division has recommended that the T-Mobile-Sprint merger be blocked, say sources speaking to Reuters. It’s said that the Justice Department’s antitrust staff are concerned that T-Mobile will not work aggressively to cut prices and improve service if the merger is approved. A … [read full article]

DOJ reportedly leaning against approving T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger

After getting some good news regarding its merger with Sprint from the FCC this morning, there’s now some not-so-great news for T-Mobile. The Department of Justice is leaning against approving the T-Mobile-Sprint merger, according to a report from Bloomberg. It’s said that DOJ has antitrust concerns about the deal and T-Mo and Sprint haven’t done enough to resolve those concerns so far. This news comes hours after FCC Chairman Ajit Pai publicly pledged his … [read full article]