Articles tagged with: Metropcs and Sprint

Sprint Mulls Spoiler Takeover Bid for MetroPCS

USA based Sprint is reportedly considering a counter-bid for MetroPCS to spoil its agreed merger with T-Mobile USA.  more

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Shareholders Pushing for Sale of US Cellular to Larger Rival

Further consolidation in the USA's telecoms market could be imminent as shareholders are reported to be pressuring U.S. Cellular to seek a buy-out from one of its larger rivals. more

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US Mobile Market Remains Slow as Economic Concerns Mount

During Q2 08, the US mobile market saw a marginal recovery from the depressed levels of Q1, with around 4m net additions, taking the total to 261.5m, up from 243.3m one year ago. Overall penetration has now reached 86.1%, against 80.8% in June 07. more

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MetroPCS Subscriber Growth Slows Markedly in 2Q

MetroPCS Communications saw a 19% increase in net subscriber additions in the second quarter, but the growth failed to meet Wall Street's lofty expectations. more

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New IPO Candidate NextG Culls $40 Million From Private Placement

Wireless infrastructure company NextG Networks, which last week filed for an initial public offering of $150 million, has recently raised more than $40 million in Series C funding from venture investors. more

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IN DEPTH: The Top Operators by Subscriber Base in North America

The North American mobile market has not changed significantly since our last quarterly review. The ten largest companies, which account for the vast majority of subscribers in the region, have maintained their relative positioning over the quarter, as AT&T heads the table with 71.4m customers more

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Verizon-Alltel Deal Just One of Many as Wireless Consolidates

Verizon Communications's $28.1 billion agreement to acquire Alltel Corp. is the latest megamerger in a wireless industry that's quickly consolidating to compensate for slowing subscriber growth. more

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USA's Smaller Operators - MetroPCS and Leap Leading the Chasing Pack

At the end of Q1 2008, the combined customer base of the six small US operators (Cincinnati Bell, Leap Wireless, MetroPCS, Ntelos, Qwest and US Cellular) was 15.53m, up from 13.66m a year earlier. more

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AT&T, Sprint Seek FCC Ruling on Contract Dispute

AT&T and Sprint Nextel are locked in a dispute over agreements governing the traffic flows of phone calls on each other's telecommunications networks which could be potentially worth tens of millions of dollars to the victor. more

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