• 5G sounds amazing - but Sprint and T-Mobile's merger won't provide any instant miracles

    8 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    T-Mobile and Sprint announced their plans to merge, with the biggest selling point being a faster deployment of 5G on a nationwide scale.
    5G offers an exciting prospect, as it's supposedly faster and more reliable than the current 4G LTE network standard.
    However, it's likely that carriers will face the same problems with deploying 5G as they have now with 4G LTE, largely because of the way that carrier infrastructure is handled in the US.
    It's different in China, where telecoms companies face far fewer regulatory constraints to build out a network.
    The American public is in desperate need...
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  • Hey T-Mobile, Do An “Un-Merger” That Actually Helps Consumers

    Hey T-Mobile, Do An “Un-Merger” That Actually Helps Consumers

    8 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    As the 5G era approaches, wireless customers need a strong competitive threat to AT&T and Verizon more than ever before.
    After years of on-and-off talks, T-Mobile and Sprint have finally agreed to tie the knot. That's assuming that regulators approve of the deal.
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  • Sprint shares plummet on T-Mobile deal worry

    8 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Shares of Sprint Corp fell 13 percent on Monday after the telecom company agreed to a $26 billion all-stock deal with rival T-Mobile US Inc TMUS.N that faces antitrust hurdles and is seen as less favorable than an earlier offer, analysts said.
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  • Sprint, T-Mobile shares dive despite blockbuster merger announcement

    8 monthes ago - By CNBC

    Shares of Sprint and T-Mobile took a hit Monday after a $26.5 billion merger between them was announced a day earlier.
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  • An obscure 2017 telecom deal explains why T-Mobile and Sprint agreed to merge

    8 monthes ago - By CNBC

    When T-Mobile and Sprint realized they couldn't compete for 5G spectrum with AT&T or Verizon, the companies returned to merger discussions.
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