Bloomberg is reporting that the United States Justice Department has filed court papers in Washington in an attempt to block the proposed merger of AT&T and T-Mobile USA. Details are obviously few and far between on this story, but one thing is painfully clear: AT&T has their work cut out for them if they’re going ... Read More »
When Google (a mostly software-based company) acquired Motorola (a mostly hardware-based company), the former was quick to put up a page dedicated to hosting quotes from other Android manufacturers who approve of the deal. For the most part, the quotes were eerily similar. They were so robotic, an Android press release ... Read More »
There’s no better time than an acquisition to start hunting for unsatisfied customers. Like other carriers, Virgin Mobile is now trying to advertise its services before all the customers end up in one of the two major carriers. Aiming at the younger customers, this commercial doesn’t fall short in making fun of T-Mobile.
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The AT&T/T-Mobile merger has been a hot issue lately. Both sides of the aisle are arguing fiercely about the pros and cons of the acquisition. One of those arguing against it is FreePress. The nonprofit organization has been aggressively fighting to stop the merger from happening. Today, they took their latest shot at both ... Read More »
The AT&T / T-Mobile merger dilemma has been going all over the internet since March. While some people don’t care and others like the idea, it seems most Android fans hate the thought of this merger taking place. T-Mobile brought the first Android device to the market (T-Mobile G1), as well as the ... Read More »
Whoa there, AT&T! Are we moving too fast? – We all know about the AT&T/T-Mobile possible merger, and most people have been openly showing their stand on this situation all over the internet. Even Sprint has turned in an official statement to the FCC, further clarifying that this this acquisition will ... Read More »
Fear of a mobile carrier duopoly struck the U.S. when AT&T announced its plans to acquire T-Mobile from parent company Deutsche Telecom. Though there may be some that support this acquisition (or a general sense of apathy), most websites’ comments prove that people are very much against the proposed acquisition. People are not ... Read More »
Sprint has been openly against AT&T’s acquisition of T-Mobile since the very beginning. If this proposed acquisition goes through, that would make AT&T and Verizon the leaders of mobile telephony in the US, placing Sprint on a lower, more vulnerable position. Now that the merge is going through its process, and the FCC ... Read More »
According to the official specifications for the LG G2x, it appears that T-Mobile will begin to future proof their phones by including radios that operate on both their network and AT&T’s, in anticipation of the merger.
T-Mobile currently operates their 3G and 4G HSPA+ networks on AWS Band IV (1700), but AT&T ... Read More »
The T-Mobile we know and love could be going away. Today AT&T and Deutsche Telekom announced they have entered into a definitive agreement in which AT&T will acquire T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom for $39 billion. The acquisition is subject to regulatory approvals and the transaction is expected to close in approximately 12 months.
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