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Boost Mobile founder offers to buy prepaid brand from Sprint for $2 billion

Shortly after T-Mobile and Sprint officially announced their merger last year, Boost Mobile founder Peter Adderton said that he’d be interested in making a bid for Boost if it were divested. Fast-forward to today and Adderton is once again talking about buying Boost. Adderton says that he’s willing to pay up to $2 billion to buy Boost Mobile back from Sprint. As part of T-Mo and Sprint’s merger agreement, they intend to sell Boost Mobile and … [read full article]

New York AG Letitia James says T-Mobile merger commitments don’t address antitrust violations

T-Mobile has made a few big announcements recently that are tied to its proposed merger with Sprint, but according to one of the state attorneys general leading the lawsuit to block the merger, those commitments aren’t enough. During a press conference today related to a lawsuit against vape company Juul, New York Attorney General Letitia James was asked about T-Mobile’s recent promise to make investments in the state and whether it could lead to an agreement … [read full article]

T-Mobile will open Customer Experience Center in Nassau County if Sprint merger is approved

After announcing its New T-Mobile Un-carrier 1.0 moves that it’ll roll out if the Sprint merger is approved, T-Mo today revealed another move that it plans to make if its merger goes through. T-Mobile plans to launch a Customer Experience Center in New York’s Nassau County if its merger with Sprint is completed. This customer support facility is expected to create up to 1,000 jobs and will use T-Mo’s Team of Experts support model. T-Mo … [read full article]

New T-Mobile Un-carrier 1.0 includes free service for first responders, $15 rate plan

The New T-Mobile’s Un-carrier 1.0 move isn’t just one move, but actually three different moves. The Connecting Heroes Intiative is meant to give free service to first responders. With this effort, T-Mobile says that it will give free unlimited talk, text, and smartphone data to every first responder at every public and non-profit state and local police, fire, and EMS first responder agency. First responders participating in the Connecting Heroes Initiative will have the highest priority … [read full article]

John Legere teases New T-Mobile Un-carrier 1.0 announcement for November 7th

Clear your calendar for November 7th, because T-Mobile’s got something planned. T-Mobile CEO John Legere today revealed that a new Un-carrier announcement is coming on November 7th. Legere teased that this will be the first Un-carrier move for the new T-Mobile. “That’s right, New T-Mobile, Un-carrier 1.0, November 7th. Stay tuned,” Legere said during T-Mo’s Q3 2019 earnings call. “We’ve spent the better part of the last seven years changing wireless for good, and with the … [read full article]

OnePlus 7T Pro 5G and Galaxy Note 10+ 5G will support Sprint mid-band 5G if T-Mobile merger approved

Yesterday T-Mobile announced that it would launch the OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren Edition, its second phone with support for 600MHz 5G. Now it’s been confirmed that those two phones will work on the merged T-Mobile-Sprint network if that deal goes through. The OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren Edition and Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G will support both T-Mobile’s low-band and Sprint’s mid-band 5G networks if the carriers’ merger is completed. T-Mo confirmed this news to … [read full article]

Colorado leaves T-Mobile-Sprint merger lawsuit after reaching agreements with Dish and T-Mo

Following Mississippi’s recent decision to come out in support of T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger after originally being included in the lawsuit against it, another state has now flipped sides. Colorado has dropped out of the multi-state lawsuit seeking to block the T-Mobile-Sprint merger after coming to new agreements with Dish Network and T-Mobile. If Dish and T-Mo fail to meet the agreements, they’ll have to pay up to a total of $100 million. Under the … [read full article]

T-Mobile signs diversity agreement with coalition of civil rights groups as part of Sprint merger

There was some big news for T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger this week, as the FCC voted to formally approve the deal. That’s not the only bit of news to come out regarding the deal, though, as T-Mobile has also struck an agreement with a coalition of civil rights groups. With this agreement, T-Mobile has pledged to expand on its existing diversity initiatives following the closing of its proposed merger with Sprint. The organizations that are part … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger gets approval from the FCC

Two months after FCC Chairman Ajit Pai recommended that T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger be approved, that’s precisely what has happened. The FCC has voted to formally approve the T-Mobile-Sprint merger. There’s no official announcement of this news quite yet, but an FCC official has confirmed to The Verge that the agency has voted to give the merger the green light. We learned earlier this month that T-Mo and Sprint’s deal had reportedly gotten majority FCC … [read full article]

Group of economists come out against DOJ’s T-Mobile-Sprint merger agreement

When the Department of Justice announced its approval of T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger earlier this year, it actually filed a complaint to block the deal and at the same time filed a settlement with the agreements it made with T-Mobile and Dish for the merger approval. That settlement must be approved by a federal court which must determine if it’s in the public interest, and a group of economists are submitting a filing in which they … [read full article]