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DISH Network today announced that it has chosen Tucows as a technology partner for its retail wireless business – and has part of the deal has acquired Ting Mobile assets, including customer relationships, from Tucows. Effective August 1, 2020, most Ting Mobile customers across the U.S. became customers of DISH. These customers will continue to use their Read more…

Huh? Is it possible? Can you really get SPRINT service after August 2nd? To quote Bugs Bunny… “Could be….” There are reports that Best Buy may be granted permission to keep selling Sprint under the Sprint brand after August 2nd. Existing Sprint customers will reportedly continue to be allowed to add new lines and upgrades in Best Buy stores after Read more…

Well – glad you asked. In addition to the new logo we told you about yesterday (see left), the “new” Boost (owned by Dish) announced the following changes starting today: • All the stores will be getting new collateral with the new logo (makes sense) • New rate plans: • $35.00 per month with 10GB of data Read more…

Dish has (finally!!!) taken control of Boost and started its journey to become the 4th largest wireless carrier in the US. “Today, we are proud to welcome hundreds of employees, thousands of independent retailers, and millions of customers to the DISH family,” said Erik Carlson, president and CEO, DISH. “This marks an important milestone in DISH’s evolution as Read more…

According to an article on TMoNews (link below) T-Mobile sent a letter to the CPUC asking it to relax three of the conditions tied to its merger approval, including the requirement that T-Mo provide 5G speeds of at least 300Mbps to 93 percent of California’s population by the end of 2024. T-Mobile wants that pushed back to 2026. T-Mobile Read more…

According to an article on Prepaid Phone News (link below) – Dish may be looking for some help to build it’s network, and they may be talking to Apple (??!!) The article says: Now, it looks like Dish needs to look for a willing partner with enough resources to help it establish a standalone 5G network. There Read more…

Bloomberg is reporting (link below) that Dish will close on Boost by July 1, Dish reported this in a regulatory filing, without providing terms. Dish is expected to pay about $1.4 billion for Boost. The acquisition, which includes seven years of access to T-Mobile’s network, was coordinated by DoJ antitrust chief Makan Delrahim in order to help Read more…

According to an article on Mobile World Live (link below) T-Mobile doubled down on their promise to add 5,000 new jobs by May 2021 – just as it began laying off more employees. T-Mobile confirmed jobs were going, arguing in a statement the move was “essential” for it to “remain a fast-moving and competitive growth company” and would Read more…

T-Mobile is pulling out of “Sprint”‘s National Retail locations and firing that staff. As far as National Retail, T-Mobile will only be in Costco – for now. The question that remains is will T-Mobile, under their brand, take over the space Sprint had in places like Best Buy, Sams Club and Walmart, or will they eliminate those Read more…

Sprint customers have begun receiving text messages that they can now roam on the T-Mobile network. This is the first step in decommissioning the Sprint CDMA network – which will take quite a while to complete. Sprint dealers have already received a memo stating June 15 as the beginning of “Phase II” – giving approximately 1 million Read more…

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