Stories tagged: sprint
UPDATED: Wed., April 1, 2020
Mobile carrier T-Mobile has completed the takeover of smaller rival Sprint, creating a new wireless giant that rivals AT&T and Verizon in size.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 11, 2020
A federal judge has cleared a major path for T-Mobile to buy Sprint for $26.5 billion, citing T-Mobile’s track record in promoting competition, even as legal scholars and consumer advocates …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 18, 2019
T-Mobile says its colorful CEO John Legere is stepping down next year, even as the wireless company’s long-running effort to merge with rival Sprint remains unfinished.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019
The Federal Communications Commission has approved the $26.5 billion combination of wireless carriers Sprint and T-Mobile on a 3-2 party-line vote.
UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019
T-Mobile and Sprint say their anticipated combination will lead to better service and more competition, but critics fear higher prices and jobs lost.
UPDATED: Fri., June 21, 2019
Hawaii, Massachusetts, Minnesota and Nevada are joining the legal fight against T-Mobile’s $26.5 billion bid for Sprint in a case that lawyers on both sides say they hope will reach …
UPDATED: Tue., June 11, 2019
A group of state attorneys general led by New York and California filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday to block T-Mobile’s $26.5 billion bid for Sprint, citing consumer harm.
Tue., April 16, 2019
Sprint and T-Mobile shares are diving after a Wall Street Journal report cast doubt on the likelihood of government approval of their $26.5 billion deal.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019
Democratic lawmakers challenged top executives of T-Mobile and Sprint over their pledge not to raise prices for wireless services or hurt competition if their $26.5 billion merger goes through.
UPDATED: Tue., June 19, 2018
Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile have pledged to stop providing information on U.S. phone owners’ locations to data brokers, stepping back from a business practice that has drawn criticism for …
UPDATED: Mon., April 30, 2018
Sprint and T-Mobile are talking up their $26.5 billion combination as great for high-speed wireless investments, rural service and U.S. competitiveness. But there are reasons to doubt the deal would …
Mon., April 30, 2018
To gain approval for their $26.5 billion merger agreement, T-Mobile and Sprint aim to convince antitrust regulators that there is plenty of competition for wireless service beyond Verizon and AT&T.
UPDATED: Sun., April 29, 2018
T-Mobile and Sprint announced Sunday that they reached an agreement to combine into a new company that would reshape the U.S. wireless landscape by reducing it to three major cellphone …
Sat., Nov. 4, 2017
Wireless carriers Sprint and T-Mobile called off a potential merger, saying the companies couldn’t come to an agreement that would benefit customers and shareholders.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Sprint and T-Mobile are again reportedly close to agreeing to tentative terms for a merger. Reuters, citing unnamed sources, reported Friday that SoftBank Group Corp., which …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017
Sprint said Tuesday that it should be able to “strike a deal” in the “near future,” driving up shares of the fourth-largest U.S. wireless carrier. The Overland Park, Kansas, company …
Tue., June 27, 2017
Comcast Corp. and Charter Communications Inc., the two largest U.S. cable companies, met with executives at Sprint Corp. in the past month to discuss reselling wireless services, people familiar with …
UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017
General Wireless Operations, the RadioShack successor created by a partnership between Sprint Corp. and the defunct retailer’s owners, is preparing to file for bankruptcy, according to people familiar with the …
Sun., Feb. 12, 2017
Ajee’ Wilson broke the American record in the women’s indoor 800 meters Saturday to win the event for the fourth straight year in the Millrose Games.
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017
The nation’s fourth-largest cellphone carrier is buying up a third of Jay-Z’s online music platform, Tidal.
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016
Sprint Corp. is aiming to offer its customers peak wireless speeds of 1 gigabit per second next year – about 100 times faster than most wireless services – in hopes …
Mon., July 18, 2016
TOKYO – Japanese technology company SoftBank Group Corp. is buying Britain’s ARM Holdings for 24.3 billion pounds ($32 billion), in a deal the British government hailed Monday as a vote …
Sat., May 28, 2016
Jordan Spieth shot a 5-under 65, even while missing a lot of fairways and a few greens, to take the third-round lead Saturday at Colonial on Fort Worth, Texas.
Thu., April 4, 2013
The Lewis and Clark High School Drill Team competed at the Washington State Drill Team Competition, March 22 and 23 in Yakima, taking second place in the military division and …