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T-Mobile/Sprint Merger's Effect On MNVOs Under Scrutiny

14 days ago   |   By Android Headlines

The proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint is drawing ever closer to becoming a reality, and the United States Department of Justice is currently in the process of investigating just how the deal may affect smaller carriers like MNVOs, especially those who use T-Mobile and Sprint's networks. Authorities are worried that the $26 billion merger deal could result in higher prices and other woes for MNVOs, which may then be passed on to customers. The two networks combined reportedly have sway over a grand total of 54-percent of the prepaid wireless market in the United States, counting...
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Report: DOJ investigating how the T-Mobile-Sprint merger affects wholesale pricing for MVNOs

Report: DOJ investigating how the T-Mobile-Sprint merger affects wholesale pricing for MVNOs

14 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

Multiple sources are telling Reuters today that the Justice Department does have some concerns about the $26 billion Sprint-T-Mobile merger. The DOJ is concerned about how the deal might affect smaller carriers. The focus is on the pre-paid market where T-Mobile has a 36% share through its MetroPCS brand. Sprint controls 18% of this market as it owns both Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile. The merger would result in a single company owning 54% of the pre-paid landscape.
David Glickman, CEO of pre-paid brands Ultra Mobile and Mint Mobile, says that the Justice Department ...
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