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T-Mobile and Sprint expected to make merger concessions, including sale of Boost Mobile

One week after a rumor claimed that T-Mobile and Sprint may make concessions with their merger agreement to help it get federal approval, a new report says that those concessions have been decided. T-Mobile and Sprint will make a commitment to sell Boost Mobile as part of an effort to help their merger gain approval, say Bloomberg sources. Virgin Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile would remain with the combined T-Mobile and Sprint. The two … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint may make concessions to help their merger gain approval

Following a report last month that claimed that Department of Justice staffers told T-Mobile and Sprint that their merger was unlikely to be approved as it’s structured, a new rumor says that the two carriers are considering making concessions to help their deal’s odds of approval. T-Mobile and Sprint are said to be weighing a few different concession options. Sources speaking to Bloomberg say that one of the top concessions being considered is a … [read full article]

T-Mobile and other U.S. carriers face class action lawsuits over selling customer location data

The saga of location data scandals involving T-Mobile and the other three major U.S. carriers continues with news of class action lawsuits. AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon have been hit with class action lawsuits related to the various location data scandals that’ve been uncovered over the past year or so. As noted by Motherboard, the suits have been filed by Z LAW, which describes itself as a “consumer protection law firm”. “This action arises out … [read full article]

DOJ reportedly unlikely to approve T-Mobile-Sprint merger as it’s structured

The Department of Justice hasn’t made any official announcements regarding its antitrust review of the T-Mobile-Sprint merger, but a new report claims that things aren’t looking great for the deal. DOJ staff have reportedly told T-Mobile and Sprint that their merger is unlikely to be approved as it currently stands. Sources speaking to the Wall Street Journal claim that the DOJ’s staffers question T-Mo and Sprint’s arguments that their merger will produce important efficiencies. Today’s … [read full article]

T-Mobile CFO to vacate position

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T-Mobile and Sprint have both been patiently waiting for the regulatory approval for their proposed merger. But even though it has been taking some time for a decision to come out, the two companies continue to serve their customers and plan ahead for the success of the company. One of the actions recently made by T-Mobile is to undergo an amended employment contract with its current CFO, Braxton Carter. The agreement shows that Carter will be … [read full article]

John Legere pushes T-Mobile-Sprint merger by talking up its 5G capabilities

After giving us an update on the progress of the T-Mobile-Sprint merger last week, T-Mo CEO John Legere today published another blog post regarding the merger. The focus of Legere’s latest post is 5G and how the T-Mobile-Sprint merger will affect 5G availability in the U.S. The CEO says that if T-Mobile and Sprint merge, the combined New T-Mobile will have eight times more total network capacity than T-Mo and Sprint do today, with … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO John Legere gives update on merger progress, says approval still expected in first half of 2019

  A little more than one week after testifying in front of the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, T-Mobile CEO John Legere today gave an update on the progress of the T-Mo-Sprint merger. Legere today shared a blog post detailing T-Mobile and Sprint’s recent meetings with government officials, saying that they’ve met with the FCC, DoJ, U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, other federal and state level regulators, and some consumer groups. The T-Mo … [read full article]

New report offers more info on T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint customer location data being sold to bounty hunters

Remember that story that came out last month about T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint customer location data being bought by bounty hunters? Turns out that the issue may have been bigger than originally thought. A new report has shed more light on the situation involving the location data of major U.S. carriers being sold and trickling down to bounty hunters, including some people who accessed this data thousands of times. Motherboard explains that around 250 bounty … [read full article]

T-Mobile will support Sprint’s 1Million Project if merger gets approval

After promising to add jobs with five new Customer Experience Centers post-merger, including in Overland Park where Sprint is headquartered, T-Mobile has now made another Sprint-focused pledge related to the merger. T-Mobile has said that, if its merger with Sprint is approved, it’ll continue supporting the 1Million Project. This foundation is Sprint’s effort to help one million high school students to get connected by giving them mobile devices like smartphones, mobile hotspots, and tablets … [read full article]

T-Mobile pledges to offer same or better rate plans for T-Mo and Sprint customers post-merger

One concern that opponents of the T-Mobile-Sprint merger have is that the deal could lead to increased prices for consumers. Today T-Mobile and CEO John Legere submitted letters to the FCC to make a pledge that prices won’t go up. New T-Mobile has committed to offering the same or better rate plans as those offered by T-Mobile or Sprint as of today’s date for three years following the merger. “We are the Un-carrier. If we … [read full article]