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According to an article in the Wall Street Journal (link below) A federal judge told lawyers fighting over T-Mobile’s bid for Sprint to skip their opening arguments so they could start questioning witnesses, a sign he is seeking a speedy trial. As the case began Monday, Judge Victor Marrero asked both sides to trim their lists of Read more…

Today, the Attorneys General of numerous states begin their lawsuit to stop the T-Mobile/Sprint merger. The case is the last hurdle for the carriers to overcome, before their $26.5 billion merger can proceed The AGs have laid out their opening statements. A quote in Reuter’s (from the court filing) states: These higher prices would fall hardest on Read more…

Nevada AG, Aaron Ford, announced that his office has dropped the lawsuit against Sprint/T-Mobile – resolving the state’s antitrust claims against the proposed merger of mobile wireless telecommunications service providers Sprint and T-Mobile. As part of its deal with Nevada, Sprint and T-Mobile deal have agreed to bring their 5G network to 83% of the state’s rural Read more…

Texas AG, Ken Paxton, announced that his office reached a settlement with T-Mobile resolving the state’s antitrust claims against the proposed merger of mobile wireless telecommunications service providers Sprint and T-Mobile. The agreement is designed to prevent the New T-Mobile from increasing prices for wireless services on Texans for five years after the merger is complete. The Read more…

Peter Adderton, Founder of Boost Mobile, still wants the US operations of Boost (he still runs Boost in Australia

Peter Adderton, Founder of Boost Mobile, still wants the US operations of Boost (he still runs Boost in Australia

The DoJ announced that Arkansas has joined Colorado, Florida, Kansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma and South Dakota in the settlement, which is designed to launch Dish as a fourth nationwide provider of retail mobile wireless services. “We are gratified that Arkansas shares our view of the tremendous benefits to competition that will arise out of the proposed Read more…

Dish has started to build out its wireless executive team, hiring Marc Rouanne and Stephen Bye. Rouanne, formerly of Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent will be the Chief Network Officer. Bye, who previously worked at C-Spire and Sprint, will be Chief Commercial Officer, leading network application development and commercialization. They join Tom Cullen (EVP, Corporate Development), Jeff McSchooler (EVP, Read more…

Well, we think so. And we’re not the only one. Peter Adderton, founder of Boost Mobile, thinks so as well. Below is a link to an interview Peter did on Bloomberg TV: — NWIDA members, contact us today if you need our assistance and if you’re not yet a member, we invite you to join today. Want Read more…

According to a report on 9News (link below), the Colorado Attorney General’s Office is ending its participation in a multi-state lawsuit to halt the T-Mobile and Sprint merger, after reaching agreements with Dish and T-Mobile. Under the terms of the agreements, Dish will locate its new wireless headquarters with at least 2,000 full-time employees in Colorado. T-Mobile, Read more…

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