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Topic: T-Mobile

Sprint officially opposing AT&T acquisition of T-Mobile

03/29/2011, 12:03 am

Wireless provider Sprint Nextel has formally declared its opposition to AT&T's proposed acquisition of T-Mobile, on the grounds that the deal will "harm consumers and harm competition."

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AT&T has 'steep climb' ahead to get FCC approval of T-Mobile purchase

03/24/2011, 02:03 am

According to an anonymous official at the Federal Communications Commission, AT&T faces a "steep climb" in convincing the chairman to approve its proposed purchase of T-Mobile USA.

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Sprint execs warn AT&T, T-Mobile deal could hurt profits

03/23/2011, 02:03 am

Speaking at an industry conference on Tuesday, executives from the wireless network Sprint Nextel cautioned that AT&T's $39 billion purchase of T-Mobile USA would likely hurt the company's profitability.

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Senator asks FCC and DOJ to examine AT&T's purchase of T-Mobile

03/21/2011, 07:03 pm

Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar has requested that Federal Communications Commission and the Department of Justice examine AT&Tís proposed acquisition of T-Mobile "to ensure it does not limit competition and that consumers not face higher prices or reduced services as a result."

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T-Mobile USA customers shouldn't expect Apple's iPhone for at least 1 year

03/21/2011, 09:03 am

U.S. customers of T-Mobile likely will not have access to Apple's iPhone for at least one year, assuming a proposed acquisition from AT&T is granted federal approval.

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T-Mobile gets the iPhone, Apple gets fast new HSPA+ network

03/20/2011, 03:03 pm

AT&T's $39 billion deal to acquire T-Mobile from Deutsche Telekom will not only create America's largest mobile carrier but also the largest US iPhone carrier by adding 33.7 million T-Mobile subscribers to AT&T's network of about 95.5 million, creating a total of about 130 million users on a network with ultra fast HSPA+ coverage.

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AT&T to acquire T-Mobile for $39 billion

03/20/2011, 03:03 pm

AT&T has announced a definitive agreement to buy Deutsche Telekom's American T-Mobile subsidiary in a cash and stock deal worth about $39 billion, and giving the German carrier an 8 percent stake in AT&T.

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T-Mobile pans lack of 4G in Apple iPhone; more evidence of Android apps for RIM PlayBook

02/28/2011, 11:02 am

U.S. carrier T-Mobile has criticized the iPhone for not including a 4G radio, even though its own network is not even true "4G." Also, new evidence supports rumors that Research in Motion's iPad competing PlayBook tablet will run Android applications, despite not running Android.

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Price reductions on Apple's 3G iPad in UK fuel rumors of iPad 2 launch

02/21/2011, 02:02 pm

Two mobile carriers in the U.K. have lowered their subsidized price for Apple's first-generation iPad, fueling speculation that the company is clearing inventory in anticipation of its still-unannounced "iPad 2."

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Deutsche Telekom execs claim Apple will support e-wallet NFC this year

02/15/2011, 08:02 am

Executives from Germany's Deutsche Telekom, which is the parent company of T-Mobile, listed Apple among a number of other companies set to support near-field communication e-wallet payments in 2011 at a Mobile World Congress press conference on Tuesday.

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Survey of first Verizon iPhone 4 buyers finds limited AT&T cannibalization

02/10/2011, 03:02 pm

A small survey of 40 Verizon iPhone 4 buyers on launch day found that just 8 percent were previously AT&T customers, compared to 18 percent with Sprint and 13 percent with T-Mobile.

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Survey shows potential for 25 million Verizon iPhones in 2011

01/27/2011, 03:01 pm

Pent up demand for an iPhone capable of working on Verizon Wireless could result in as many as 25 million new subscribers for the carrier this year, based on interest expressed by US mobile users on all four major mobile providers.

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16% of AT&T customers plan to switch to Verizon for Apple's iPhone - survey

01/13/2011, 03:01 pm

A total of 16 percent of AT&T customers indicated they would switch to Verizon if it began offering the iPhone, in a survey conducted before this week's CDMA iPhone announcement.

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Non-exclusive Apple-Verizon deal could allow iPhone on Sprint, T-Mobile

01/11/2011, 01:01 pm

Apple Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook revealed on Tuesday that his company's agreement with Verizon for the CDMA iPhone is non-exclusive, meaning the new handset could also appear on Sprint's CDMA network.

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WSJ: Verizon to announce CDMA iPhone 4 on Tuesday

01/07/2011, 07:01 pm

As speculation surrounding Verizon's iPhone reached a fevered pitch, the Wall Street Journal has confidently announced that the carrier has finally landed Apple's iPhone.

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Consumer Reports readers rank AT&T worst carrier in US

12/06/2010, 04:12 pm

AT&T, the exclusive wireless provider of Apple's iPhone in the U.S., was the only major American carrier that dropped significantly in overall customer satisfaction in this year's Consumer Reports reader survey.

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Verizon may pay Apple to keep iPhone away from T-Mobile, Sprint

12/06/2010, 08:12 am

With the launch of the Verizon iPhone widely expected in early 2011, the wireless carrier may pay Apple to keep its smartphone off of rival networks Sprint and T-Mobile.

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AT&T boasts 20%-60% faster wireless speeds than competitors

11/22/2010, 12:11 pm

AT&T, the exclusive carrier of the iPhone in the U.S., touted on Monday that a new third-party test found its network is 60 percent faster than competitor Verizon.

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Review roundup: Samsung's Galaxy Tab, the iPad's first "real" competitor

11/11/2010, 02:11 am

Initial reviews of the Galaxy Tab, Samsung's answer to Apple's iPad, have been mostly positive, though some reviewers have taken issue with the pricing and stability of the new tablet device.

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Briefly: T-Mobile cable, Mac OS X 10.6.5, iPad download speeds

11/05/2010, 10:11 pm

T-Mobile confirmed the mysterious iPhone charge cable it will begin selling in the U.S. is for roaming European customers. Also, Apple released yet another build of Mac OS X 10.6.5, and, finally, a new report alleges the iPad performs better on a home Wi-Fi access point than a 4G hotspot.

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