DOJ Hits MetroPCS for More Details Regarding T-Mobile Deal
MetroPCS today announced that the U.S. Department of Justice has filed an official request for more information from the prepaid carrier concerning its pending merger with T-Mobile USA. According to MetroPCS, it will comply with the order and turn over whatever documents the government requests. It said the net effect of the request will be to extend the regulatory review period by about 30 days, as long as all parties (MetroPCS, T-Mobile USA, and Deutsche Telekom) comply with the order and submit the necessary documentation. MetroPCS noted that the deal still needs to meet shareholder approval, but it expects that shareholders and the government will greenlight the transaction so that it might close by the middle of 2013.
T-Mobile and MetroPCS Announce the LG Aristo
T-Mobile and MetroPCS both plan to sell the LG Aristo starting later this month. The handset is an entry-level device running Android 7 Nougat.
T-Mobile's LG K20 Plus Packs Better Specs
T-Mobile recently rolled out its own variant of the LG K20 and the phone has somewhat better specifications when compared to the Verizon variant of the same handset. The T-Mobile K20 includes the same 5.3-inch 720p display and 1.4 GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor, but improves RAM to 2 GB of RAM and storage to 32 GB.
Galaxy S8 to Cost $750, S8+ to Cost $850: Carriers Share Launch Details
Samsung's new Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones will cost $750 and $850, respectively. The phones share almost all features other than size and both ship with 64 GB of internal storage.
Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom Goes On Sale for $329
Asus today made the ZenFone 3 Zoom available from its web site for $329. The phone was first announced in January.
The Government needs to back off.
If we had a real free market this "crisis" would not be.
You do know T-Mobile, and Metro PCS use dif...