TITLE

Deutsche Telekom Eying Sprint Purchase?

AUTHOR(S)
Medford, Cassimir
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;5/5/2008, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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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36834904

 

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