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T-Mobile and Sprint get FCC approval to merge in 3-2 party-line vote

Enlarge / Federal Communication Commission Republican members (L-R) Brendan Carr, Michael O’Rielly, and Chairman Ajit Pai participate in a discussion during the Conservative Political Action Conference on February 23, 2018 in National Harbor, Maryland. The Federal Communications Commission has voted 3-2 to approve T-Mobile’s acquisition of Sprint, an FCC spokesperson confirmed to Ars today. Republican …

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How 5G will change the game industry and spur innovation

Of all the technologies that are coming to affect gaming, 5G — which brings much faster wireless broadband speeds to smartphones and other devices on mobile networks — is one of the biggest. But it’s also in some ways unpredictable in terms of its impact. It could introduce more cloud-based services, such as the Hatch …

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AT&T CEO Defends 5G Evolution Marketing Following Sprint Lawsuit

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson defended AT&T’s aggressive 5G E marketing following the filing of a lawsuit by Sprint. During the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, some of their competitors criticized them, saying AT&T is “slapping 5G stickers” on upgraded 4G phones. Stephenson says that 5G Evolution (5G E), represents new technology that they …

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Sprint, T-Mobile Hit a Stone Wall in Merger Plans

Merger negotiations between Sprint and T-Mobile have hit a stone wall again, with the former’s parent company, Softbank, apparently ready to walk away from the table. The news came as a surprise as the merger was expected to be formally announced at the end of October or early November. It has been reported that Sprint …

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Sprint, T-Mobile Merger Could Happen in October

The U.S. telecommunications landscape is about to drastically change once more. If rumors are correct, Sprint and T-Mobile, two of the country’s largest telecommunications players could merge by October this year. Of course, talks of T-Mobile merging with Sprint have been around for years. This time, however, it looks like there’s more meat to it …

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