Deutsche Telekom Still 'Committed' to T-Mobile USA
Speaking to investors today, Deutsche Telekom CEO Rene Obermann reiterated that the company is committed to support T-Mobile USA. "After all, it is making us a great deal of money," he said. T-Mobile USA has faced stalled growth in recent financial quarters, and Deutsche Telekom's shareholders have been increasingly dissatisfied with the unit's performance. Reports of a sale or business partnership with another network operator surfaced earlier this year, but so far none have solidified into a real business plan moving forward. T-Mobile USA ranks as the fourth largest wireless network operator in the U.S, behind Verizon Wireless, AT&T and Sprint.
Deutsche Telekom Shopping T-Mobile to Comcast
Deutsche Telekom is discussing with Comcast the possibility of the cable firm buying T-Mobile US. Deutsche Telekom is talking to several other companies, including Dish Networks, but Comcast is seen as the primary contender thanks to its stronger finances.
Deutsche Telekom Will Consider 'Any Partner' for T-Mobile
Deutsche Telekom executives today indicated they are still weighing the best path forward for T-Mobile US, especially when it comes to improving profitability. "It is our duty to go on improving the return on T-Mobile US," said CEO Tim Hoettges.
T-Mobile Parent Still Wants To Offload the Uncarrier
Deutsche Telekom, majority owner of T-Mobile, believes the Uncarrier's best chances of success are to merge with or be acquired by another large carrier. Deutsche Telekom CEO Tim Hoettges, speaking to Re/code, said T-Mobile lacks the scale enjoyed by rivals AT&T and Verizon Wireless.
Iliad Bails on Attempt to Acquire T-Mobile
Iliad today said it will no longer pursue an acquisition of T-Mobile U.S. The company first floated an offer for the company in late July.
Dish Seeking Cash for Possible T-Mobile Deal
Dish Networks is discussing loans of $10 to $15 billion with banks, reports the Wall Street Journal, which it would use to finance a merger with or acquisition of T-Mobile. Dish and T-Mobile are believed to be holding merger talks, though a deal is not imminent.
They have changed their position on this so many times. I'm not sure what to believe.
So... no change at all?