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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]

Sprint and T-Mobile reportedly resume merger talks

A couple of months ago, we heard that Sprint had paused its merger talks with T-Mobile to hold exclusive negotiations with Charter and Comcast. Well, that exclusivity period ended, and so now talks with T-Mo have resumed. Sprint is once again in talks with T-Mobile over a potential merger, says a report from Bloomberg. Sources say that if a deal were to be reached, it probably wouldn’t be announced until later in 2017 so that … [read full article]

Sprint reportedly puts T-Mobile merger talks on hold as it negotiates partnership with Charter and Comcast

We’ve heard a lot of rumblings about a Sprint-T-Mobile merger lately, but it looks like talks of that deal may have been put on ice for now. A new report from Reuters says that Sprint has paused its merger talks with T-Mobile until the end of July. That’s because Sprint has started two months of exclusive negotiations with Charter and Comcast, sources say. Sprint is said to be talking to Charter and Comcast about a … [read full article]

Deutsche Telekom reportedly preparing plans for T-Mobile and Sprint merger

It’s been a little bit since we’ve heard any news or rumors regarding a merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, but today that’s changed. A new report claims that T-Mobile parent company Deutsche Telekom is preparing a plan to merge T-Mobile with Sprint. According to German publication Handelsblatt, DT is planning for an all-stock deal that’ll see DT take managerial control of the merged company, with the goal of keeping as much of T-Mobile’s current strategy intact … [read full article]

T-Mobile executives talk merger, say Sprint is a logical partner

There’s been lots of speculation regarding a Sprint-T-Mobile merger lately, including news that Sprint and SoftBank have started informal talks about a deal with T-Mo parent company Deutsche Telekom. Now T-Mobile itself has chimed in on the matter. During an investors conference earlier today, T-Mobile CFO Braxton Carter said that he expects merger talks to happen now that the FCC’s 600MHz auction and its quiet period have ended. “It’s not a question of will talks … [read full article]