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Cowen's report reveals what T-Mobile was going to do with Sprint

8 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

Even though T-Mobile and Sprint both agreed that there were benefits to merging the two major state-side carriers, in November of last year the pair called off their merger talks. As the BeeGees sang, "How could a love so right turn out to be so wrong?" As is typical with a possible transaction like this, egos got in the way. There was some speculation that Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure wasn't happy with reports that T-Mobile president and CEO John Legere was going to run the combined companies.
According to a report from brokerage firm Cowen, T-Mobile planned to shut down 30% of Sprint's cell ...
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Verizon spent $55 million on national TV ads last month edging out Sprint and T-Mobile

Verizon spent $55 million on national TV ads last month edging out Sprint and T-Mobile

8 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

When you're the nation's largest carrier, the pressure is on to spend for television commercials to make sure that you stay number one. So Verizon ended up spending $55 million on 12 national ads last month that ran 7,600 times. 2.5 billion TV ad impressions were generated. NBC, FOX and TNT were the main recipients of Big Red's ad budget, which focused on sports programming like Super Bowl LII, the 2018 Winter Olympics, and NBA Basketball.
For the first time since Paul kept asking "Can you hear me?," Verizon has a television spokesman who is resonating with the public. Silicon Valley star ...
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Apple to update iPhones in China to address Qualcomm's patent claims

Apple to update iPhones in China to address Qualcomm's patent claims

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Apple to retire Music Connect's social features

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B&H has deals on the Sony Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra and the Samsung Galaxy Gear...

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Apple Warns Chinese iPhone Ban Would Force a Settlement With Qualcomm...

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Microsoft's new Hummingbird app uses AI to deliver personalized news

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Google Assistant can now speak in Australian and British accents

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BLU Vivo Go launches with Android Pie for just $79.99

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Microsoft's Hummingbird app uses AI to be your news editor

Microsoft's Hummingbird app uses AI to be your news editor

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