The French company doesn't want to pay more on its own, but is rounding up allies to help persuade Deutsche Telekom to sell its controlling interest in the US carrier.
The carrier attracted 61,000 new customers in total in the fourth quarter, though sales fell by 5.2 percent from a year ago.
T-Mobile USA may soon offer family plan consumers an incentive to ditch their current providers for T-Mobile as part of its "UnCarrier 4.0" strategy, according to a tweet from CEO John Legere.
Chatter is picking up about a deal between Apple and T-Mobile to carry the device in the U.S., Merrill Lynch says.
A massive charge from the T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS merger hits T-Mobile's bottom line for the third quarter.
A T-Mobile USA proposal would allow the agency to set rules in the upcoming incentive auction to make sure smaller carriers have fair access to spectrum, while also ensuring the auction generates enough revenue to satisfy Congressional requirements.
The fact that T-Mobile USA and Verizon Wireless have foreign investors makes it more difficult for the NSA to collect data, according to the WSJ. But the agency can still get what it wants.
Former T-Mobile USA chief executive Philipp Humm, who left the company just yesterday, will join rival firm Vodafone Group later this year.
Philipp Humm leaves the fourth-largest wireless provider to pursue another career, the company says. According to an internal memo leaked to GeekWire, he left to work for a competitor.
Investor approval is now a done deal, allowing T-Mobile USA parent Deutsche Telekom and MetroPCS Communications to move forward on the merger.