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Sprint and T-Mobile call off merger talks, but keep door open?

Sprint and T-Mobile call off merger talks, but keep door open?

Written by on November 6, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc said on Saturday they have called off merger talks to create a stronger U.S. wireless company to rival market leaders, leaving No. 4 provider Sprint to engineer a turnaround on its own. The announcement marks the latest failed attempt to combine the third- and […]

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Softbank shares slide as T-Mobile and Sprint talks stall

Softbank shares slide as T-Mobile and Sprint talks stall

Written by on October 31, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – SoftBank Group Corp and Deutsche Telekom AG have reached an impasse in their talks to merge Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc, sources said, sending shares in the Japanese Internet giant sliding. At a SoftBank board meeting on Friday, several directors expressed doubts about giving up control of Sprint, people familiar with the […]

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Here’s how innovation is alive, well and thriving (in some telcos)

Here’s how innovation is alive, well and thriving (in some telcos)

Written by on May 22, 2017 in Opinion with 0 Comments

It seems that innovation is alive and well at Deutsche Telekom. For a start no-one in the company has their own desk, according to Erik Meijer, head of Group Innovation, “not even the CEO. In fact, my secretary’s first task in the morning is to figure out where I am”. This – sadly rather sparsely […]

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T-Mobile will launch 5G in the US in 2019

T-Mobile will launch 5G in the US in 2019

Written by on May 3, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – T-Mobile US Inc said on Tuesday it plans to begin rolling out a fifth-generation network (5G) in the United States in 2019, helped by the airwaves it bought in the U.S. government’s spectrum auction last month. T-Mobile said it was targeting nationwide coverage by 2020. The No. 3 wireless carrier will use a […]

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Softbank might give up control of Sprint to allow US wireless merger

Softbank might give up control of Sprint to allow US wireless merger

Written by on February 20, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp is prepared to give up control of Sprint Corp to Deutsche Telekom AG’s T-Mobile US Inc to clinch a merger of the two U.S. wireless carriers, according to people familiar with the matter. SoftBank has not yet approached Deutsche Telekom to discuss any deal because the U.S. […]

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T-Mobile and Jio show how to be two steps ahead in innovation

T-Mobile and Jio show how to be two steps ahead in innovation

Written by on February 16, 2017 in Guest Blog with 2 Comments

While T-Mobile and Jio operate in starkly different conditions, they are both driving their own brand of innovation. What’s great about T-Mobile and Jio is they tend to plan two steps ahead. Whether they think “outside the box” or they are just playing a different game, the results most often make an impact that competitors […]

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T-Mobile, Sprint launch unlimited data plans in latest battle

T-Mobile, Sprint launch unlimited data plans in latest battle

Written by on August 19, 2016 in Billing & Payments, News with 0 Comments

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wireless providers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp on Thursday introduced revamped plans that offer unlimited data, as wireless carriers step up efforts to woo customers. T-Mobile said it will offer customers unlimited high-speed data starting at $70 per month for one phone that comes with DVD-quality video streaming. Those who […]

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Binge On gets YouTube, customers get buffer rage

Binge On gets YouTube, customers get buffer rage

Written by on March 22, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

When T-Mobile launched Binge On YouTube was the missing piece and it is now in place. At the back-end of last year, T-Mobile announced the audacious plan to provide free streaming video. YouTube, being the biggest source of online streaming video was curiously absent from the long list of providers. The companies have now sorted […]

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Is T-Mobile leading the telco comeback?

Is T-Mobile leading the telco comeback?

Written by on February 18, 2016 in Opinion with 0 Comments

It almost seems as if we are at a cross roads. While January was the first month not to sport one IPO (the first month since 2011), telecoms results have been pretty robust. T-Mobile stands out. Profits tripled and they added over two million new customers in the last quarter. Orange also beat their own expectations, […]

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Sprint is so not Uncarrier

Sprint is so not Uncarrier

Written by on November 20, 2015 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Some say the secret to telling a great joke is in the delivery while others say it’s all in the punchline. Sprint should know. While I’m not sure that #SprintCountdown was supposed to be a joke, it pretty much failed on both accounts – #SprintCountdown Twitter storm? If those of you out there (like me) were […]

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