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T-Mobile Talks to its Customers About Merger

T-Mobile Talks to its Customers About Merger

In a press release Friday, Jim Alling, T-Mobile Chief Operations Operator, answered some of the questions we'd seen posed by the community in the wake of the biggest news this week. In a press release sent to "Dear Valued T-Mobile Customers", Alling assuaged the fears and lauded the benefits of the merger. From a purely technical standpoint it's going to be a great move for the US wireless network, if everything goes well during the regulatory and review process over the next year, there's going to be a double-thick wireless network from the overlapping mesh of LTE towers all under AT&T's hand.

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T-Mobile customers will have to replace their Phones after AT&T merger

T-Mobile customers will have to replace their Phones after AT&T merger

Yesterday's bombshell that AT&T would be buying T-Mobile USA for $39 Billion in cash and stock send shockwaves all over the industry yesterday, but today, the aftershocks have just as much resonance. AT&T representatives have casually mentioned that T-Mobile customers will have to replace their 3G phones once the merger is approved. The mandatory upgrade is due to the fact that AT&T will be spending over $8 billion to convert T-Mobile's entire network of 3G towers to 4G, rendering T-Mobile customers 3G phones obsolete sooner or later.

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Sprint eyeing T-Mobile USA for potential merger?

Sprint eyeing T-Mobile USA for potential merger?

When it comes to odd bedfellows, GSM and CDMA generally don't mix, but according to the latest carrier rumors that may not be the case forever. Businessweek's sources claim Sprint is in talks with Deutsche Telekon over buying T-Mobile USA in return for "a major stake" in the resulting combined company, with negotiations currently caught up on a fair valuation of T-Mobile.

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Everything Everywhere created from T-Mobile and Orange merger: new “super-network” promised

Everything Everywhere created from T-Mobile and Orange merger: new “super-network” promised

Having seen their merger approved, UK carriers Orange and T-Mobile have announced their plans for a "single super-network" under the joint venture name "Everything Everywhere".  The two carriers will continue to operate as ostensibly separate businesses, at least when public facing, each with their own stores and promotions; however, later this year subscribers will be able to use each of the company's wireless networks interchangeably and without fees.

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Dish Network hard at work to raise cash for T-Mobile bid

Dish Network hard at work to raise cash for T-Mobile bid

Earlier this month we talked about the possible merger between T-Mobile and Dish Network. T-Mobile is one of the most disruptive of the four major mobile carriers in the US and it has been trying to get someone to buy it for years. So far, federal regulators have shot down potential suitors. T-Mobile now has a suitor that the regulators presumably would like since the merger would leave four major carriers in the US.

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T-Mobile CEO denies boss’ claim the carrier is in trouble

T-Mobile CEO denies boss’ claim the carrier is in trouble

Yesterday, Deutsche Telekom CEO Timotheus Hoettges said T-Mobile’s Uncarrier direction is nice, but not sustainable. Rather than keep his disdain for that opinion internal, T-Mobile CEO John Legere took to Twitter. He didn’t even go on a Twitter tirade, which he’s done in the past when things irk him. Instead, Legere addressed his boss’ comment succinctly, directly, and without mincing his own words. Still, Legere doesn’t really hit at the heart of the matter, so the disagreement may be dead, but the issues aren’t.

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T-Mobile CEO Legere tired of talking acquisition

T-Mobile CEO Legere tired of talking acquisition

T-Mobile has been the target of a lot of acquisition and/or merger talk lately, and has been for some time. whether it be AT&T, Sprint, or the latest — French carrier Iliad — little magenta is always on the block, it seems. According to T-Mobile CEO John Legere, that’s all kinds of nonsense we’re talking.

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