Wireless Wednesday–"Sprint and T-Mobile?"

weBoost | June 11, 2014

Happy Wednesday!

As we all know by now, the wireless world is buzzing with rumors that Sprint and T-Mobile might merge. So, today we’re looking at a piece from @FierceWireless about the potential merger. See the excerpt below–

“As rumors heat up that Sprint is poised to make a public bid for T-Mobile, analysts and others are beginning to look at what the two carriers would look like if they merged.

While there are still significant obstacles to such a deal–regulators have signaled their opposition to the transaction, which could kill the deal outright or at least lead to significant asset divestments–it’s nonetheless worth looking at what kind of network and financial situation a combined Sprint and T-Mobile would command.

Below is a snapshot of the network of a combined Sprint and T-Mobile, as well as a customer and financial comparison of a combined Sprint and T-Mobile against market leaders Verizon Wireless and AT&T Mobility.”

Sprint and T-Mobile’s aggregate spectrum holdings:
Sprint and T-Mobile’s subscriber base:

What do you think of this potential merger? Do you think it would be good or bad for the consumer? Let us know in the comments section below, or on Facebook/Twitter. We’d love to hear from you!

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