Trolling PLDT, Globe, Smart and Sun!
AT&T and T-Mobile have jointly announced that they will retract their application to the FCC for their merger bid. This after clear and unsupportive statements came out from the FCC chairman who, without ambiguity, communicated that he is strongly opposed to the merger. A recent report within the FCC claims that an AT&T and T-Mobile [...]
AT&T’s purchase bid on T-Mobile may have moved into dire straits. AT&T is now asking MetroPCS and Leap Wireless whether they’d like to buy spectrum. AT&T has also reportedly approached CenturyLink, Dish Network, and even Sprint Nextel about possible wireless purchases. The logic behind this spectrum dump attempt is simple: to replace the competition that [...]
Globe is pushing PLDT to do an AT&T and surrender excess frequencies. Globe Statement: “AT&T’s response to the US-DOJ suit assumes an even more refined and tasteful style when contrasted with PLDT’s own brusque reaction to oppositions filed by Globe and other players to its proposed acquisition of Digital Telecommunications Philippines Inc. … Faced with [...]
AT&T—T-Mobile has filed a response to last week’s DoJ lawsuit that intends to block the proposed merger. The response filed in federal court: “The new network will be more than the sum of its parts: as a result of engineering efficiencies enabled by the transaction, the combined capacity of the new firm will be significantly [...]
Sprint has officially joined the fray! The third largest carrier of the U.S. of A called the planned AT&T and T-Mobile deal “brazenly anticompetitive” and vowed to lodge its own lawsuit in the crazy mix. Sprint Statement/Complaint: “AT&T would be removing a low price and innovative maverick competitor that provides particularly disruptive competition in the [...]
PLDT countered Globe’s attempt to bamboozle the government into blocking its acquisition of Digitel; Globe alleges that there are a lot of similarities in AT&T’s takeover bid of T-Mobile and that the Philippine government should be wary of this! PLDT spokesman Ramon R. Isberto: “The legal and factual contexts of these cases are different… Our [...]