Phone firms say merger would boost 5G in U.S.

Apr 30, 2018
The telecom world could be getting a bit smaller. T-Mobile announced yesterday it would be acquiring Sprint in a $26 million all-stock deal. The two companies said the merger will mean that American companies will be able to implement fifth-generation…

Sprint and T-Mobile have to sell $26.5 billion deal to antitrust cops

A merger between the two companies could mean higher prices for you.
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Mobile merger greenlight more likely now

Sep 21, 2017
Sprint and T-Mobile have tried to merge before, but federal regulators nixed the plan. The business climate under Trump may smooth the way for a deal. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.

T-Mobile’s getting rid of that second phone problem. Wait, hasn’t that been solved?

May 30, 2017
If you use T-Mobile as your cellphone carrier, you’ll be getting a new, free service called DIGITS tomorrow (Weds 5/31). Here’s how it works: You can get calls from multiple numbers to one phone or use one phone number across…

T-mobile to give out free data for Pokémon Go players

Jul 14, 2016
The wireless company tries to lure users with a promotional plan tied to the mobile gaming phenomenon.
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What T-Mobile's 'Binge On' means for net neutrality

Nov 11, 2015
The "Binge On" service will provide users with unlimited video streaming.

T-Mobile offers free video streaming — with a big catch

Nov 10, 2015
The "Binge On" promotion works with 24 partners, which brings up net neutrality concerns.

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This phone and TV merger is all about spectrum

Jun 4, 2015
Dish Network and T-Mobile could be merging, and the demand for wireless streaming is behind it.

T-Mobile wants more beachfront spectrum

Jun 1, 2015
T-Mobile could be fighting an uphill battle for a bigger piece of the pie.

Google could be your next wireless carrier

Jan 22, 2015
Google may be making deals with T-Mobile, Sprint to sell its own wireless service.