Report: AT&T and T-Mobile Considering Joint Venture if Merger Fails

AT&T

According to the Wall Street Journal,  AT&T and T-Mobile might be mulling life without a merger with the carrier discussing a joint partnership should the marriage fail. As it stands, AT&T has withdrawn its FCC application to purchase T-Mobile USA and will now turn its attention to the lawsuit that the U.S. Department of Justice […]

Verizon Defends AT&T’s Proposed Merger with T-Mobile

Verizon

While Sprint has vigorously fought the proposed merger between AT&T and T-Mobile, another big competitor has seemingly thrown its weight behind the deal. At an investor conference on Wednesday, Verizon Wireless’ chief executive Lowell McAdam stated that its main rival, that being AT&T, should be allowed to complete its $39 billion dollar purchase of T-Mobile. […]

Sprint Files Suit to Block AT&T and T-Mobile Merger

Sprint

Last week, the United States Department of Justice filed a suit in an attempt to block AT&T’s merger with T-Mobile and today, Sprint – a vocal opponent of the deal – has also filed suit in an effort to block the proposed deal from going through. The lawsuit was filed in the District of Columbia […]

AT&T and Sprint Respond to DOJ’s Move to Block T-Mobile Deal

AT&T

Earlier today, AT&T’s bid to take over T-Mobile USA hit its first roadblock as the United State Department of Justice filed an antitrust complaint in an attempt to block the deal from happening. The move, according to the DOJ, was done because it would “remove a significant competitive force from the market.” T-Mobile, of course, […]

T-Mobile Defends Proposed Merger with AT&T Against Critics

T-Mobile

In a statement today, T-Mobile has defended its proposed merger with AT&T stating that the opponents of the deal have “failed to offer any credible arguments to support their view” and that there is in fact, despite what others are saying, a spectrum crisis at hand. Earlier today Sprint, a carrier that has voiced strong […]