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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]

More details on T-Mobile and Sprint merger leak, companies prepping business and network integration plans

Both T-Mobile and Sprint’s earnings announcements have come and gone without any peep of a merger, but new reports say that work on the deal is ongoing. First up, a report claims that T-Mobile and Sprint as well as parent companies Deutsche Telekom and SoftBank are still hammering out the details of a merger. There’s no finalized deal, say sources speaking to the Wall Street Journal, but the broad outlines have reportedly been settled. … [read full article]

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]