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MetroPCS investors oppose merger with T-Mobile

by: Nate SwannerApril 3, 2013
Investment groups with an interest in Metro PCS are becoming increasingly vocal about their opposition to the deal. Their position is that a merger would saddle the new company with too much debt.
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Verizon publicly debunks Vodafone buyout rumors, AT&T keeps silent

by: AdrianApril 3, 2013
A light breeze of change is blowing for a little while in the wireless carrier world, with at least two of the four major American “players” looking to go through massive management alterations.
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FCC approves T-Mobile, Metro PCS deal, says it will “serve the public interest”

by: Brad WardMarch 12, 2013
The FCC has approved of the T-Mobile, Metro PCS merger. The new operator will assume T-Mobile US branding. Are you excited?
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Sprint responds to US Justice Department’s request that FCC delay the Softbank merger

by: Joe HindyJanuary 29, 2013
Sprint responds to US Justice Department's request to FCC to temporarily halt Sprint merger with Softbank.
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AT&T buys Alltel in a deal costing $780 million

by: Rob TriggsJanuary 22, 2013
After a failed merger attempt with T-mobile last year, AT&T have announced that they are planning to purchase rural network provider Alltel for $780 million.
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LTE guide: what LTE is, how it works, and how it affects you

by: Nate SwannerJanuary 10, 2013
Terms like 4G and LTE have been tossed around with abandon the past year or so. Every carrier is either touting their LTE network, or promising you’ll have it soon. LTE is definitely our future, but it’s not our present. We are on the brink of some really fast data transmission speeds, so let’s get to know our new friend LTE. Is it really the new Standard? More importantly, when will you get it?
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State of the mobile industry

by: Nate SwannerJanuary 1, 2013
We are in the golden era of mobile technology, and the industry isn't resting on its laurels. While Apple may have started this industry on a new path, its reign at the top may soon be over.
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State of the mobile industry: Carriers

by: Nate SwannerDecember 28, 2012
As we inch toward a true global conscience, we are increasingly dependent on being connected. Being connected is what defines us, with things like social media, blogs, and news sites. Here in the USA, we are fortunate to have a huge network of connectivity, but are we doing the right things with our network?
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Sprint wants to buy Clearwire, offers $2.1 billion for remaining 49.6% of shares

by: Varun RajDecember 13, 2012
It has been revealed that Sprint has made a $2.1 billion offer to buy out Clearwire. Sprint already owns 50.4 percent of the company but wants to buy all of its share to control its spectrum.
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AT&T voices concerns over Softbank-Sprint-Clearwire merger, asks regulators to look into the deals

by: AdrianOctober 19, 2012
No one seemed to stand in Verizon and AT&T's way in the States, until recently, when two major deals were announced. T-Mobile and MetroPCS are to be united and share an over 40 million customer portfolio, while Japanese-based Softbank is extending a hand to falling Sprint, offering much needed financial support.
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