The FCC has voted to approve the merger of Sprint and T-Mobile, an agency official told The Verge, with commissioners voting down party lines by a margin of 3 to 2. The two Democratic members have expressed their dissent to the $26 billion transaction announced April of last year in FCC filings and, in one particular member’s case, an op-ed.
Recently-appointed commissioner Geoffrey Starks, who proposed that the FCC’s review of the deal be halted as it was investigating Sprint’s alleged embezzlement of public funds, published his objections to a “rush to judgment” in a press release. Read More
GoSmart Mobile, a wholly owned and operated subsidiary of T-Mobile USA, is launching to nationwide availability starting today as previously rumored. The new prepaid carrier, which has operated in a limited number of markets since December of last year, will now offer its services in thousands of wireless resellers around the country. The pricing and structure is unchanged from the trials though it seems, and the prepaid-only carrier will be offering three plans at $30, $35 and $45.
The $30 plan will be uninteresting to most of us as it doesn’t offer data, but the $35 plan will offer unlimited 2G access while the $45 plan will offer unlimited “high speed” [...]
The OnePlus 7T launched in late September, but the company isn’t done with new devices or details. Ahead of another launch event later this week, T-Mobile is confirming that it will carry the OnePlus 7T exclusively, with pricing details and a launch date also confirmed.