Muve Music has two million paying subscribers, making it one of the most successful subscription music services. But how many would stick around after a sale?
Facing long odds to get its acquisition of T-Mobile approved by the government, AT&T (NYSE: T) is preparing to offload a significant amount…
AT&T’s proposed acquisition of T-Mobile seems all but dead. If the deal falls through mobile operators stand to gain or lose depending on which of side of the battle lines the stand. The biggest losers, however, aren’t necessarily AT&T and T-Mobile.
Tough times continue for wireless carriers at the lower end of the spectrum as they struggle to move into the smartphone era. Things got a l…
The iPhone’s debut on Verizon Wireless in January was one of the most anticipated moments for many consumers and wireless lovers. But it turns out the launch wasn’t bad news for most rival carriers. Take a look at how they fared in Q1.
Leap Wireless has implemented new data plans today that more closely tie the price of mobile broadband to how much data a user consumes. However, instead of overage fees for users who exceed their plan, Leap will slow down their service much like T-Mobile does.
The prepaid market continued to expand in the fourth quarter of 2009 thanks to a price war that seems to get more brutal by the week. Meanwhile, AT&T and Verizon Wireless built on their dominance with postpaid subscribers.
MetroPCS’s quarterly profit beat expectations, an indication that the carrier is holding its own in the brutal prepaid market. But if it can begin to lure postpaid consumers instead of poaching users of other prepaid services, it could begin to truly separate itself from the pack.
Leap Wireless will form a joint venture to expand its footprint in South Texas, an effort to make itself more attractive to potential suitors amid an increasingly brutal prepaid space that is pushing the mobile industry toward consolidation.
Rumors of a merger between Leap Wireless and MetroPCS are flying once again, signaling a rush to consolidation among the second- and third-tier players in the space. But is T-Mobile USA a better fit for MetroPCS than its prepaid rival?