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New deal with SoftBank includes poison pill for Sprint

0. phoneArena posted on 12 Jun 2013, 01:52

More information is coming out about the revised SoftBank bid for Sprint; where the original deal was for 70% of the carrier at a price of $20.1 billion, the new deal is for 78% of the carrier at the new price of $21.6 billion. Where Sprint shareholders stood to receive $12.1 billion in the original deal, the revised offer gives them $16.6 billion...

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posted on 12 Jun 2013, 06:43

1. snowgator (Posts: 3604; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)

Softbank is a done deal at this point.

posted on 12 Jun 2013, 07:47

2. a_merryman (Posts: 749; Member since: 14 Dec 2011)

Alright, lets get this deal done, Softbank. Then focus on closing the Clearwire deal and lighting up the 800 MHz and 2500 MHz LTE. So close now.

posted on 12 Jun 2013, 18:16

6. JEverettnow (Posts: 228; Member since: 11 Mar 2013)

We have no 2500mhz LTE scheduled to be going down I dont believe. All I have seen is 1900 and 800 mhz 4g upgrades slated for the next year.

posted on 12 Jun 2013, 18:55

7. a_merryman (Posts: 749; Member since: 14 Dec 2011)

Clearwire has already got some 2000 sites that run 2500 MHz LTE up, they just arent running yet. Supposedly we should see the 800 and 2500 start popping up by the end of this year, along with phones that support all 3, and then go into full swing next year to finish up the Network Vision project.

posted on 12 Jun 2013, 08:40 2

3. PAPINYC (banned) (Posts: 2315; Member since: 30 Jul 2011)

Man, the only thing I can say is, thank GOD I'm not with Sprint.

posted on 12 Jun 2013, 10:55

4. NewTone (Posts: 21; Member since: 20 Feb 2013)

thank god i will be leaving sprint in a couple months, t-mobile here i come 50% less than what im paying now for sprint, same service, actually better with 4g service

posted on 12 Jun 2013, 14:13 2

5. QWIKSTRIKE (Posts: 1273; Member since: 09 Mar 2010)

Sprint service is getting better every month, and by years end and certainly by next years end you will want to come back . good luck!

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 20:45

8. MyJobSux (Posts: 106; Member since: 01 Apr 2012)

Tmobile doesnt subsidise their handsets like the bigger carriers do. Hope you can take your existing phone. And their prices arent that much lower than Sprint if at all.

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