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


Done deal: MetroPCS shareholders approve T-Mobile merger

The merger between MetroPCS and T-Mobile USA is completed, as MetroPCS shareholders approved the deal this morning. Shareholders were expected to give the nod to the deal, especially after T-Mobile USA parent company Deutsche Telekom reduced the amount of debt MetroPCS would carry from the merger from $15 billion to $11.2 billion and also lowered the interest… Read More


MetroPCS to shareholders: Say yes to T-Mobile merger

MetroPCS shareholders are making it quite clear that they think the proposed merger between T-Mobile and MetroPCS is for the better. MetroPCS sent a letter to its shareholders Monday, urging them to vote to pass the merger when the vote is expected on April 12. The company wrote that there could be “no assurance that… Read More


Aerial merger: Pictometry, EagleView combine to create $100M company

Aerial roof measurement company EagleView Technologies and aerial image company Pictometry International have merged, the companies announced last night. Pictometry is known for its oblique aerial images, but the companies were also competitors in aerial roof measurement technologies and services. The companies, with combined 2012 revenues of more than $100 million, say they will maintain… Read More