T-Mobile and Sprint near finish line for wireless mega-deal

Business Feb 12, 2020

T-Mobile and Sprint near finish line for wireless mega-deal

T-Mobile and Sprint said Tuesday they were taking the final steps to complete a tie-up that reshapes the U.S. wireless industry after a federal court turned aside an antitrust challenge. The decision by U.S. District Judge Victor Marrero rejecting a challenge from New York, California ...

Business Jan 3, 2020

Analyst expects judge to block T-Mobile-Sprint merger

A Cowen & Co. analyst predicts that states opposing T-Mobile US Inc.'s $26.5 billion takeover of Sprint Corp. may have convinced a federal judge to block the deal. Based on two weeks of court testimony last month and the nature of the questions U.S. District ...

T-Mobile launches 5G service across U.S.

Business / Tech Dec 3, 2019

T-Mobile launches 5G service across U.S.

T-Mobile said Monday it became the first to launch 5G wireless service across the United States, although it will be slower than some expect for the new generation of connectivity. The number three U.S. carrier said its 5G network covers 200 million people and "goes ...

T-Mobile outpaces estimates for profit and mobile-subscriber gains

Business Oct 29, 2019

T-Mobile outpaces estimates for profit and mobile-subscriber gains

T-Mobile US Inc. posted subscriber gains that exceeded analysts' predictions and raised its customer forecast for the year, once again outpacing larger rivals Verizon Communications Inc. and AT&T Inc. T-Mobile, which is awaiting U.S. court approval of its $26.5 billion takeover of Sprint Corp., said ...

U.S. House passes 'net neutrality' bill unlikely to become law

Business Apr 11, 2019

U.S. House passes 'net neutrality' bill unlikely to become law

The House of Representatives on Wednesday approved "net neutrality" legislation to require internet service providers to treat all online traffic equally, but the measure is unlikely to pass the Republican-controlled Senate and faces White House opposition. The largely symbolic 232-190 vote on the "Save the ...

Business / Tech Nov 15, 2018

FCC launches first U.S. high-band 5G spectrum auction

The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday launched the agency's first high-band 5G spectrum auction as it works to clear space for next-generation faster networks. Bidding is beginning on Wednesday on spectrum in the 28 GHz band and will be followed by bidding for spectrum in ...