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T-Mobile wants FCC to make upcoming spectrum auction fair for everyone

If you like to track the carrier wars, you’ll know that spectrum is like the dodgeball in the middle of the court they’re all chasing after. Spectrum is the cornerstone of a great carrier, as coverage is one of the major concerns for any customer, potential or existing. An upcoming spectrum auction is already causing T-Mobile to sound off in the court of public opinion.

AT&T and T-Mobile prepaid plans may be overcharging for voice use

When it comes to voice minutes for your smartphone plan, a majority of us don’t give it a second thought. Many plans have unlimited talk, so any worry about going “over on minutes” is lost in the shared data dance many of us do. Those customers who do count their minutes — specifically prepaid customers — might be having precious time taken from them.

AT&T deal for Leap Wireless gets FCC Approval

The FCC has given the blessing for AT&T to purchase Leap Wireless. Admitting an unregulated buyout may not have been in the public’s best interest, some concessions made by AT&T appeased the FCC enough to allow the union to move forward. Leap operates Cricket, a prepaid carrier which promises to offer big things for AT&T moving forward.

AT&T exec doesn’t think Sprint/T-Mobile merger is possible

The Sprint/T-Mobile merger has a lot of interesting nuance. A merger between major US carriers has been attempted before to no success, but the two carriers in question now are less “major”. The FCC is notoriously resistant to having three carriers, but is keeping an “open mind” this time. As for AT&T, they don’t think a Sprint merger with T-Mobile is even possible.