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T-Mobile offers free broadband to 10 million Americans in a bid to finalise Sprint merger

2019-11-08 01:00:00| Total Telecom industry news

US mobile network carrier, T-Mobile, has offered to provide free mobile hotspots for up to 10 million low income families in the US, as it tries to gain final approval for its proposed merger with Sprint. The $26.5 billion deal has already received formal backing from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Department of Justice (DoJ) but is now facing a law suit from a group of US States who oppose the deal…read more on TotalTele.com »

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T-Mobile US offers low-cost prepaid plan, free internet for families, first responders to win merger approval

2019-11-07 16:58:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) T-Mobile US has launched a new offensive in its efforts to get its takeover of Sprint approved by state regulators. The company pledged to offer free services to all first responders in the US and 10 million low-income families, as well as introduce a new low-cost prepaid brand to allay concerns about reduced competition on the low end of the market. 

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Proximus reaches accord with trade unions about reorganisation

2019-11-07 14:50:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) Belgian operator Proximus has reached an agreement with employee trade unions regarding the reorganisation plans it announced in January. At the time the company said 1,900 jobs would disappear. With the new plan, Proximus expects to limit the number of forced redundancies to 250-500. The company also announced that half of its total 225 partner points of sale will close.

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