Cingular, T-Mobile Part Ways on Shared Networks
May 25, 2004, 10:27 AM by (staff)
Cingular Wireless today announced it would end its network infrastructure joint venture with T-Mobile USA in New York, California and Nevada. Cingular will sell the California and Nevada network and certain accompanying spectrum to T-Mobile USA for approximately $2.5 billion. Cingular will also receive 10MHz of spectrum from T-Mobile in the New York area. The transaction is contingent on Cingularís acquisition of AT&T Wireless, and federal approvals. Both Cingular and T-Mobile customers will be unaffected by the deal.
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I was browsing Tmobile's website just a second ago and I found a new phone being offered: the Nokia 6010. It's an ugly phone, but the important thing is that it's a dual band 800/1900 phone. Tmobile only used the gsm 1900 band network here in the usa. It looks like the spectrum Tmobile is buying from Cingular includes the 800 band.
Hey guys I am really curious to hear from your own research. what is going on?
It looks like the spectrum Tmobile is buying from Cingular includes the 800 band.
OR...they're in the process of making roaming agreements with an 800mhz capable carrier? RICH! Inform u...
This is an entry-level phone. The whole point is that it's cheap. The cheapest phones for a carrier like T-Mobile are usually "off the shelf" mode...
How will we be unaffected?
I probably don't understand this fully but as a T-Mobile subscriber in NY, how is it that I will be unaffected by this? If we will no longer be sharing with Cingular, won't that reduce coverage for us?
But after the merger is complete, the NY-area Cingular c...
- T-Mobile customers will be unaffected because the networks that were previ
How does this affect CA/NV T-Mobile customers?!
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