Despite galvanizing governors and special interest groups, AT&T has given up on owning T-Mobile and its tantalizing prize of broadband spectrum--nine months after shocking the U.S. with news of the proposed buyout.
The Louisiana Public Service Commission votes to approve AT&T's proposed acquisition of T-Mobile. Louisiana now joins several other states that are supporting the deal.
Sen. Herb Kohl, the head of the Senate Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee, wants regulators to block AT&T's $39 billion bid to buy T-Mobile USA.
Chairman Julius Genachowski touts spectrum sharing and small cells as ways to get around the looming constraints in the industry.
The carrier has filed a letter with the Federal Communications Commission urging the agency to move quicker in its decision on the deal between AT&T and T-Mobile.
Justice Department has requested more information as it examines AT&T's plans to buy T-Mobile for $39 billion, Bloomberg reports. The request will likely delay the agency's findings.
The US mobile market has been too narrowly focused on M&A opportunities, and should start looking to adjacent markets like cable broadband, says T-Mobile CEO John Legere.
Dan Hesse, stepping down as chief of the US's third-largest wireless carrier after seven years, helped clear up Sprint's baggage. But the company still lacks a key essential: new subscribers.
Masayoshi Son tells attendees at the CCA Expo in Texas that the company needs more than its partnerships with rural operators to take on the duopoly of AT&T and Verizon.
Despite criticism from media giants and some lawmakers, Time Warner Cable's CEO Rob Marcus thinks his company's $45.2 billion deal with Comcast is a slam dunk.