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WSJ: France’s Iliad Makes a Bid to Acquire T-Mobile

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Sprint isn’t the only company trying to buy T-Mobile US. Iliad, a telecom in France, “has made an offer for T-Mobile US in a bold bid to counter an offer for the country’s fourth-largest wireless carrier by Sprint,” The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. But it may be too late. While Sprint and T-Mobile […]

Smartphones

How to Unlock Your Phone on the 4 Major U.S. Carriers

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After you’ve finished up with a two-year smartphone contract, one of the easiest ways to save money is to keep your old device and bring it to a compatible carrier with a lower monthly cost. But if your device is carrier locked — and if you bought it on contract from one of the big […]

Sprint and T-Mobile

Report: Sprint is Close to Acquiring T-Mobile for $32 Billion

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Responding to a wave of consolidation in the telecommunications industry, the nation’s third- and fourth-largest wireless phone operators have agreed on the terms of a deal to join forces. Sprint and T-Mobile have talked about a combination for years but continued to put it off, each preoccupied with other deals, and concerned about scrutiny from […]

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Sprint to Pay $7.5 Million for Do-Not-Call Violations

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Sprint will pay $7.5 million to resolve a Federal Communications Commission investigation over whether the carrier failed to respect consumer requests to opt out of phone and text marketing from the carrier. The FCC said in a statement that it is the largest-ever settlement over potential Do Not Call violations. It follows an earlier 2011 […]