April 1, 2020
The New T-Mobile is here. No, really.
But combining two massive national carriers into a new company wasn't easy.
Here are some key milestones and coverage highlights along the way from the US having four national 4G providers to having three national carriers capable of providing 5G service.
April 2018: T-Mobile & Sprint: Marriage Made in Hell
July 2018: Sprint + T-Mobile = Security Risk?
December 2018: Anti-Huawei Forces Focus on Sprint/T-Mobile Deal
January 2019: T-Mobile Quietly Confirms 5G Network in 30 Cities
April 2019: T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Odds Sink to 55%
October 2019: T-Mobile Takes Sprint Merger Battle Down to State Level
November 2019: The Un-CEO: Legere to Leave T-Mobile
December 2019: An Insider's View of the T-Mobile/Sprint Trial
February 2020: IT'S OVER: T-Mobile, Sprint merger approved - reports
Was there any point along the way where you thought this merger wasn't going to happen? I think I changed my mind five or six times along the way but I'd be interested to hear what you think in the comments below or on social media.
— Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, Light Reading
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