Wednesday, 18 October 2017

US cable, wireless mega-merger could be on the horizon

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Friday 19 May 17

T-Mobile US finance chief Braxton Carter pitches idea of sequential deals with Sprint, Comcast and Charter at investor conference.

"What about, Sprint, T-Mobile [US], and a coalition of Comcast and Charter, and the value-creation that could come out of that?" This was one exciting, and at this moment in time, purely hypothetical scenario proffered by Braxton Carter, chief financial officer of T-Mobile US – the self-styled 'Uncarrier' – at an investor conference on Thursday. Until now, comments from T-Mobile and likewise Sprint about a potential tie-up have been largely limited to telling investors on quarterly conference calls that there is a willingness to do some kind of deal…

"What about, Sprint, T-Mobile [US], and a coalition of Comcast and Charter, and the value-creation that could come out of that?" This was one exciting, and at this moment in time, purely hypothetical scenario proffered by Braxton Carter, chief financial officer of T-Mobile US – the self-styled 'Uncarrier' – at an investor conference on Thursday. Until now, comments from T-Mobile and likewise Sprint about a potential tie-up have been largely limited to telling investors on quarterly conference calls that there is a willingness to do some kind of deal…

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