A Sprint and T-Mobile merger deal is beginning to look likely as Sprint parent company SoftBank pushes for more financing and the two companies plan a $10 billion warchest for next year's FCC spectrum auction.
A merger between wireless carriers Sprint and T-Mobile seems to be picking up steam, as Sprint parent company SoftBank Corp. has reportedly reached a skeletal agreement with T-Mobile parent Deutsche Telekom AG for the acquisition.
Sprint and T-Mobile look set to join forces in the coming amidst a telecommunications industry shakeup that will pit them against the juggernauts that are Verizon and AT&T. Is it such a good idea? Definitely, says this writer.
A merger between Sprint and T-Mobile would benefit customers, Sprint Chief Executive Officer Dan Hesse recently said in an interview with CNET, by providing a stronger third competitor that can provide coverage options different from AT&T or Verizon.
Following in T-Mobile's footsteps, Sprint announced earlier this week that it would also be offering a 30-day trial period for customers to try out its faster network, highlighting the aggressive mentality of the underdogs in the U.S. wireless industry.
According to a new Reuters report, eight banks, including international banks JPMorgan Chase & Co, Goldman Sachs Group, Deutsche Bank AG, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Citigroup Inc, have agreed to help finance the acquisition of T-Mobile. All in all we're looking at a $40 billion deal, $8 billion more than previously thought.
Latin Post caught up with T-Mobile senior marketing manager Gustavo Pena and Univision senior vice president at enterprise development Ignacio Meyer over the phone to discuss why the two companies joined forces for Univision Mobile.
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