T-Mobile, MetroPCS merger receives all regulatory approvals

Thursday 21 March 2013 | 14:03 CET | News
Deutsche Telekom, T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS Communications have announced they have now received all regulatory approvals in connection with the proposed combination of T-Mobile USA, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom, and MetroPCS. On 20 March, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States advised Deutsche Telekom and MetroPCS that it has determined that there are no unresolved national security concerns with respect to the transaction and that it has therefore concluded its review. This concludes all regulatory approval the parties are seeking prior to closing the

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Deutsche Telekom / MetroPCS / T-Mobile USA
Countries: United States
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


T-Mobile USA, MetroPCS complete merger

Published 02 May 2013 08:52 CET | United States
Deutsche Telekom and T-Mobile USA announced the completion of the combination of T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS. The combined company, ...

MetroPCS improves EBITDA, adds 108,700 new customers in Q1

Published 25 Apr 2013 08:53 CET | United States
MetroPCS reported first-quarter revenues of USD 1.3 billion, up 1 percent from a year earlier as strong sales of LTE devices ...

Deutsche Telekom improves terms of MetroPCS offer

Published 11 Apr 2013 08:46 CET | United States
Deutsche Telekom has improved the terms of its offer for US Mobile operator MetroPCS, in the hope of winning over shareholders ...

Deutsche Telekom considers sweetening MetroPCS bid - report

Published 05 Apr 2013 09:40 CET | United States
Deutsche Telekom is looking into improving the terms of the proposed merger of its T-Mobile USA unit with MetroPCS as a last ...

Prepaid drives T-Mobile USA's Q1 customer growth

Published 04 Apr 2013 09:34 CET | United States
T-Mobile USA added 579,000 net customers in the first quarter, taking the total to 34 million. Branded customers grew by 352,000 ...

MetroPCS, T-Mobile deal gets Egan-Jones recommendation

Published 29 Mar 2013 09:02 CET | United States
MetroPCS announced that the independent advisory firm Egan-Jones has recommended shareholders vote for the company's merger with ...

MetroPCS investors file suit to delay T-Mobile merger vote

Published 29 Mar 2013 08:39 CET | United States
A group of MetroPCS investors has sued the company in an effort to postpone a shareholder vote on its proposed USD 39 billion ...

ISS advises shareholders against T-Mobile, MetroPCS merger

Published 28 Mar 2013 10:45 CET | United States
The advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services has advised shareholders of MetroPCS to vote against the company's proposed ...

T-Mobile USA sets its own course as 'un-carrier'

Published 27 Mar 2013 15:28 CET | Europe
T-Mobile USA has made a big step forward in its strategy. After its proposed merger with AT&T was blocked by regulators, the ...

MetroPCS completes sale of senior notes due 2021 and 2023

Published 22 Mar 2013 19:26 CET | United States
MetroPCS has announced that MetroPCS Wireless, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, has completed the sale of 1,750,000,000 ...

Amerikaanse overheid akkoord met fusie T-Mobile, MetroPCS

Published 21 Mar 2013 15:02 CET | United States
Deutsche Telekom AG, T-Mobile USA en MetroPCS Communications maken bekend dat de toezichthouders hun fiat hebben gegeven aan de ...

Board members confirmed for merged T-Mobile USA, MetroPCS

Published 20 Mar 2013 14:33 CET | United States
Deutsche Telekom has confirmed appointments for the supervisory board of the company to be formed by the merger of T-Mobile USA ...

MetroPCS shareholder PSAM lobbies against T-Mobile deal

Published 14 Mar 2013 16:31 CET | United States
P. Schoenfeld Asset Management has sent a letter to other shareholders of MetroPCS calling for a vote against the mobile ...

FCC clears MetroPCS, T-Mobile merger

Published 13 Mar 2013 08:46 CET | United States
The US Federal Communications Commission has approved the proposed merger of mobile operators T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS. The ...

MetroPCS, T-Mobile deal gets anti-trust clearance

Published 06 Mar 2013 11:06 CET | United States
MetroPCS announced that the required waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act in connection with the ...

MetroPCS' largest shareholder to vote against T-Mobile deal

Published 01 Mar 2013 10:02 CET | United States
MetroPCS' largest shareholder, hedge fund Paulson & Co, plans to vote its 9.9 percent stake against the planned acquisition of ...