T-Mobile Finalizes SunCom Buy
T-Mobile and SunCom today announced the completion of T-Mobile's acquisition of SunCom. SunCom had 1.1 million customers in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. T-Mobile now serves 98 of the top 100 national markets, and covers an additional 15 million Americans. The companies announced their merger agreement in September 2007 and the deal received FCC approval February 8.
Verizon and T-Mobile Agree to $173M Spectrum Swap
Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile have agreed to exchange AWS-1 and PCS spectrum in dozens of markets around the country in a deal valued at $173 million. The spectrum in question covers portions of Arkansas, California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Virginia.
T-Mobile Updates Coverage Map with Customer Data
T-Mobile today unveiled a new coverage map that it claims is far more accurate than the maps offered by its competitors. T-Mobile is populating the map with data generated by its own customers.
AT&T Finalizes Nextel Mexico Acquisition
AT&T today said it has completed its acquisition of Nextel Mexico. Nextel Mexico covers 76 million customers across the country.
Walmart Pay Now Available In 16 States
Walmart this week expanded the reach of its mobile payment service, Walmart Pay, to a total of 16 states. Walmart Pay was already available in Alabama.
Winn-Dixie Now Accepting Apple Pay
Bi-Lo Holdings, the parent company of Winn-Dixie, Harveys, and BI-LO grocery stores, today said Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners can use Apple Pay at most of its locations across the southeast. Winn-Dixie, Harveys, and BI-LO stores are available in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
T-Mobile is in fact building more towers in existing markets. They built 20 towers in Nov/Dec in just Phoenix, AZ alone.
Also Im sure the millions of people in the SE states are not "unknown" markets, now T-Mobile has the ability to...
Of course none of it can be discussed until it is officially confirmed but with the addition of HotSpot @ Home II and 3G, plus what they plan to roll out in terms of regular Hot Spot handsets is unbelievable. In short......
Finally T-mobile in PR
Not that I have T-mobile, but unlocked GSM phones rock.
New Company for some Residents
Interesting to think about how some customers may see sales, mergers, and acquisitions in this industry.
How Long Do We Have To Wait