• T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Deal Date Extended To Block Cable Companies

    11 days ago - By Android Headlines

    The T-Mobile/Sprint merger deal date has reportedly been extended. There is no new deadline in place, but the new obstacle preventing the deal from going through, aside from the Department of Justice's approval, is T-Mobile's desire that its offloaded Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile carriers and wireless spectrum not be sold to a cable or technology company.
    The reason behind this change concerns the new "dark horse" in the transaction. Dish Network was one of the earliest potential buyers in the transaction, and Dish appears to be the clear winner in the offloaded Sprint MVNO carriers and...
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  • When it comes to the T-Mobile-Sprint merger, Dish Network cannot lose says one analyst

    When it comes to the T-Mobile-Sprint merger, Dish Network cannot lose says one analyst

    11 days ago - By Phone Arena

    T-Mobile and Sprint are still looking to close on the $26.5 billion merger that would create a huge challenger to Verizon and T-Mobile. We've already pointed out the three remaining hurdles that the transaction needs to clear including approval from the California Public Utility Commission, a suit filed by 14 state attorneys general trying to block the merger, and approval from the Justice Department. Obtaining the blessing from the DOJ will require T-Mobile and Sprint to sell assets to another company to help build a new fourth major U.S. wireless provider to take over from Sprint.
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  • T-Mobile/Sprint merger reportedly hinges on Dish assets

    T-Mobile/Sprint merger reportedly hinges on Dish assets

    11 days ago - By VentureBeat

    The long-awaited merger of T-Mobile and Sprint is being held up by continued negotiations over how their divested assets will be handled by Dish Network.
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