Thursday, May 29, 2014

Deutsche Telekom Agrees to Softbank's T-Mobile US Acquisition

Deutsche Telekom apparently has agreed to a plan by Japanese mobile company Softbank Corp. to buy T-Mobile US.

Softbank Chairman Masayoshi Son proposed the buyout in a meeting with top executives of T-Mobile and Deutsche Telekom in mid-May, 2014.

The issue is whether antitrust authorities and the Federal Communications Commission also will agree, and if so, what conditions might be required in order for Softbank's Sprint unit to gain approval.
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source:Statista


The U.S. Justice Department already believes the U.S. mobile market is too concentrated, using the Herfindahl−Herschman Index (HHI) method.

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