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According to a recent story, Amazon is interested in buying Boost Mobile (link below.) Reuters is reporting that Amazon is interested in buying prepaid wireless provider Boost from T-Mobile and Sprint, citing two sources. Amazon is considering buying Boost mainly in a “combo” deal that would also allow them not only to use T-Mobile’s wireless network for Read more…

The DoJ still hasn’t signed off on the Sprint / T-Mobile merger, and it’s now being reported that in addition to spinning off Boost Mobile, there may be another condition – release some spectrum and create a (new) 4th wireless network. According to a new report from Bloomberg, it seems the Justice Department might have one more Read more…

When we saw the article that Q-Link Wireless was going to bid for Boost Mobile, we had questions. Today we received our answers. First our questions: Would they keep the dealers? If so, would they grow the dealer network? Would they keep the brand? So we reached out to Issa Asad, founder and CEO of Florida-based Q-Link Read more…

NWIDA and WiBOC (the Wireless Business Owner’s Consortium) will be holding a conference call regarding the latest news on the Sprint / T-Mobile Merger. The call will take place June 12th. Entitled IMPORTANT INFO ON THE MERGER AND ITS IMPACT ON YOUR BUSINESS, this is the first in a series of calls on what the industry insiders are saying Read more…

We have the Boost COO’s Memo on spinoff And it’s right here. Click for the PDF…– 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 news like this delivered to your inbox? Click HERE Want news like this delivered to your Alexa Read more…

According to a new article in Fierce Wireless (link below), Q Link Wireless, has expressed interest in buying Boost Mobile. The founder and CEO of Q Link Wireless, Issa Asad, said Boost would be a good fit with Q Link, which is the third largest Lifeline operator behind Tracfone and Assurance Wireless. That revelation came as reports Read more…

**updated 5/22 – 13:30** As we have been unable to corroborate the original story, we are removing it for now. We will keep the link to the Reuter’s story about the DoJ recommended block of the merger. If we can get another source to corroborate, we will repost the original story. **updated 5/22 – 11:39** While we Read more…

We’re thrilled to announce our latest Vendor Partner – Neo Cellular Parts! Neo Cellular Parts is the first VP to join NWIDA, specifically for the repair shop, and our 21st overall. Neo Cellular will be providing NWIDA members with: 5% off any order Free shipping on first order Free LCD for the first 50 members to order Read more…

The following was released today: NEO CELLULAR PARTS Joins the National Wireless Independent Dealer Association (NWIDA) Parts Distributor becomes the first Vendor Partner for the Wireless Repair Stores, offering discounts to members. May 22, 2019 – West Orange, NJ – The National Wireless Independent Dealer Association (NWIDA), the only trade and advocacy group for the independent wireless Read more…

Who will buy Boost Mobile? Glad you asked. In fact, I’ve been asked this many times.  So many times in fact, that I’ve decided to write a (rare) opinion post about it. Yesterday, the FCC basically approved the Sprint / T-Mobile merger. Presuming the DoJ does the same (and there’s no guarantee there), and the merger goes Read more…

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