Deutsche Telekom Eying Sprint Purchase?

Medford, Cassimir
May 2008
Red Herring;5/5/2008, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the communications company Deutsche Telekom is undergoing preliminary talks to acquire mobile carrier Sprint Nextel. The possible merger between Deutsche Telekom's U.S. unit T-Mobile USA and Sprint Nextel would enable the new entity to overtake AT&T and Verizon Wireless. According to Matthew Thornton, telecom analyst at Avian Securities LLC, the merger would draw regulatory attention.


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