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T-Mobile Has Officially Acquired Mint Mobile, Ultra Mobile, Plum Mobile

After months of waiting, T-Mobile has finally been given the green light to complete its acquisition of Ka’ena Corporation, which includes brands like Mint Mobile, Ultra Mobile, and Plum.  With the approval, the Un-carrier wasted no time in completing the acquisition. The wireless carrier unveiled some offers it has in store for being a customer. Some of these offers include the following: $15 Commitmint: Starting now, … [read full article]

FCC Approves T-Mobile’s Proposed Acquisition of Mint Mobile

It’s official! T-Mobile has received the approval of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for its proposed acquisition of Ka’ena Corporation and its assets, Mint Mobile and Ultra Mobile.  The Un-carrier previously announced its plans to acquire Ryan Reynolds’ MVNO brand for $1.35 billion. When Mike Sievert announced this, he promised to “work to further their success.”  Now that the acquisition has been approved, the transaction is expected to close on May 1.  Just a few days ago, … [read full article]

Consumer Groups Hope the FCC Approves One Condition Related to T-Mobile’s Mint Acquisition

A total of four consumer advocacy groups have requested the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to implement a special phone unlocking condition related to T-Mobile’s intended acquisition of Mint Mobile. These four groups include Consumer Reports, Benton Institute, Open Technology Institute at New America, and Public Knowledge.  The groups are hoping that a similar condition will be agreed upon just like Verizon’s acquisition of TracFone in 2021. They are hoping that the Un-carrier will allow all devices to … [read full article]

Report: T-Mobile Now Has the Most Prepaid Customers in US Wireless Industry

In a sudden turn of events, T-Mobile is now recognized as the carrier with the most number of prepaid customers. The Un-carrier has surpassed Verizon with this achievement.  Fierce Wireless earlier gave a report comparing the Q3 2023 earnings of the two wireless carriers. T-Mobile reported having 21,595,000 prepaid customers while Verizon had 21,420,000 in the same quarter. Meanwhile, AT&T remains a distant third … [read full article]

FCC Questions T-Mobile’s Planned Mint Mobile Acquisition

Back in March, T-Mobile announced its plan to acquire Ka’ena Corporation and its subsidiaries, which included Mint Mobile, Ultra Mobile, and Plum!. It looks like the plans continue to be in place as the Un-carrier responded to the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) questions regarding this acquisition.  As shared by Light Reading, the questions touched base on a number of topics including … [read full article]

T-Mobile, Ka’ ena Corporation Talk to FCC About Mint/Ultra Acquisition

Last week, representatives from T-Mobile and Ka’ ena Corporation had an online meeting with officials from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The group talked to the government agency to convince them why T-Mo should be allowed to acquire Mint Mobile and Ultra Mobile.  This comes after T-Mobile presented to the FCC why the acquisition will not be harming consumers or competitors. The Un-carrier even argued that the move is a much easier case compared to Verizon’s TracFone … [read full article]

T-Mobile announces Mint Mobile, Ultra Mobile, Plum acquisition plans

Back in January, it was reported that T-Mobile was in talks to acquire Mint Mobile and Ultra Mobile. Since then, here hasn’t been any follow-up announcement about it. This changes today, however, with T-Mobile’s official announcement: They are acquiring Mint Mobile, Ultra Mobile, and aggregator Plum! T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert made the announcement today in a video where he is joined by actor and Mint Mobile owner, … [read full article]