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According to an article at Bloomberg.com (link to full story below) States investigating the T-Mobile / Sprint merger are considering a lawsuit to block the deal on antitrust grounds and may act even if the Justice Department approves it. State attorneys general haven’t made a final decision about the merger, but are keeping options open as they Read more…

According to a report in bizjournals.com (link below) T-Mobile’s acquisition of MetroPCS provides a roadmap for the company’s planned Sprint takeover. CFO Braxton Carter (left) provided details on the wireless company’s strategy, if its Sprint bid is approved. “The playbook that we did with Metro, it wasn’t combining two networks. It was shutting one network down and extracting some assets Read more…

Nearly a month ago, it was reported that Metro by T-Mobile will start charging a $15 plus tax fee every time customers will change their device. Many pointed out that this $15 charge had already been in place for quite some time. The difference though is that the T-Mobile prepaid brand waived the fees at certain instances. Read more…

T-Mobile is hiring a team to help decide the fate of retail stores, post merger, according to a report in BizJournals, (link below.) Sprint and T-Mobile likely have thousands of redundant retail stores across the country, some in the same building. T-Mobile is building out a retail real estate team that could decide the fate of those stores, including Read more…

Here’s some (potential) news for Metro by T-Mobile (formally Metro PCS) users. According to a report in the Prepaid Phone News (link below) it appears that the T-Mobile prepaid brand will be implementing a fee on device changes and swaps. The report is based on posts in Reddit and HowardForums. According to a post, Metro by T-Mobile will be charging a $15 Read more…

New York’s Attorney General is stepping up its probe into T-Mobile’s proposed merger with Sprint, concerned that the wireless giants could hike prices on cheaper prepaid services if they combined, according to an article in the NY Post (link below) New York AG Barbara Underwood launched the investigation just weeks after T-Mobile and Sprint proposed their $27 billion Read more…

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