T-Mobile CEO John Legere.

Why T-Mobile should delay selling to Sprint — or anyone else

A T-Mobile sale has appeared inevitable for almost a year, following constant rumors that it’s in talks with Sprint, and more recently, when a little-known French telecom company made an out-of-the-blue bid. But now, some analysts are making the case for the Bellevue, Wash.-based wireless carrier to hold off on a merger — at least for the foreseeable future. As negotiations… Read More

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Twitter inks partnership with Deutsche Telekom

Twitter has partnered with German telecommunications giant Deutsche Telekom to “create a unique experience” for Telekom’s mobile subscriber base. At first, that means customers with Android phones will have a new Twitter widget pre-loaded onto their device’s home screen, though it also brings new advertising opportunities for Deutsche Telekom. “With the cooperation with Twitter we… Read More

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Deutsche Telekom CEO leaves T-Mobile US board

Deutsche Telekom CEO René Obermann is stepping down from T-Mobile’s board of directors, according to the company’s latest 8-K filing with the SEC. Obermann’s departure is not wholly unexpected, given that he is leaving Deutsche Telekom to become CEO of Ziggo, a Dutch cable company. It’s an important move, given that T-Mobile US is a subsidiary… Read More