All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘MetroPCS’

T-Mobile, MetroPCS Merger Complete

Deutsche Telekom, the parent company of T-Mobile USA, today announced that the merger of T-Mobile and MetroPCS Communications is complete. The two companies will now be known under the name T-Mobile US, and stock in the company has begun trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol TMUS. The new T-Mobile US board of directors will have …

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T-Mobile MetroPCS Merger Has Been Completed

Last week, shareholders approved the MetroPCS T-Mobile merger, and today, T-Mobile announced that the deal (the combination of T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS Communications) has been completed. The combined company will be known as simply T-Mobile USA, and will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange today under the ticker “TMUS.” John Legere will serve as President and CEO, with …

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MetroPCS T-Mobile Merger Approved By Shareholders

Back in October, Deutsche Telekom and MetroPCS Communications announced that they had signed an agreement to combine T-Mobile and MetroPCS. The new company would retain the T-Mobile name and branding. Today, Reuters reports that MetroPCS shareholders voted to approve the merger after Deutsche Telekom “sweetened its terms under pressure for activist shareholders”. Deutsche Telekom reportedly agreed to reduce the combined …

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T-Mobile Merges With MetroPCS, Still Named T-Mobile

T-Mobile is still considered one of the for major wireless carriers in the U.S., but it still has a lot of ground to make up if it hopes to catch up to AT&T and Verizon. The failed acquisition of T-Mobile by AT&T proved to actually be a $4 billion windfall for T-Mobile, and it used its newfound billions to begin …

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Deutsche Telekom in Discussions with MetroPCS

German telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom AG, the second largest telecommunications company in Europe, is reportedly discussing a merger of its T-Mobile branch with U.S. cellular provider MetroPCS. According to Bloomberg, Deutsche Telekom is considering moving stocks around in a way that would give it control over both U.S. entities, which could lead to an IPO or a plain sale of …

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T-Mobile, MetroPCS Want the FCC To Stop Verizon’s Spectrum Grab

Verizon Wireless has ideas of securing a big chunk of the unused wireless spectrum by purchasing it from companies like Time Warner, Bright House Networks, and Cox Communications. Such an agreement would give Verizon Wireless increased access and control over the wireless spectrum, something Verizon is already assured before the acquisition, considering its position as the leading wireless provider. If …

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