Friday, 19 January 2018

Sprint, T-Mobile US again fail to agree merger

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Monday 06 November 17

Both telcos talk up their prospects as standalone players after deal talks break down

Sprint and T-Mobile US formally ended their merger negotiations on Saturday after failing to agree on deal terms, bringing an anticlimactic end to months of rampant speculation. In separate statements, Sprint, T-Mobile US, and the latter's parent, Deutsche Telekom, acknowledged that a tie-up would have generated benefits for the combined entity. However, unsurprisingly, each focused on talking up their prospects as separate players…

Sprint and T-Mobile US formally ended their merger negotiations on Saturday after failing to agree on deal terms, bringing an anticlimactic end to months of rampant speculation. In separate statements, Sprint, T-Mobile US, and the latter's parent, Deutsche Telekom, acknowledged that a tie-up would have generated benefits for the combined entity. However, unsurprisingly, each focused on talking up their prospects as separate players…

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