T-Mobile USA, Deutsche Telekom, have confirmed that they are indeed looking to buyout and merge MetroPCS with T-Mobile here in the USA. Earlier we heard a few rumors of a possible buyout, but it has now been confirmed that the two companies are engaged in talks regarding a potential acquisition and merger.
T-Mobile AT&T merger has been terminated they are looking ahead to 2013 and trying hard to get back on track. Last month they announced their plans to rollout a 4G LTE network similar to the current offerings from Verizon and AT&T, and today they've detailed more cities getting HSPA+ 4G starting today -- and their plans for the future.
Fierce Wireless that the company won't make any big changes after the acquisition. This mirrors statements from Google itself, which has indicated that it's mostly interested in Motorola's extensive patent portfolio, and intends to allow it to continue operating as a separate entity.
According to Bloomberg they'll be replacing the CEO with one of their own. Who is ready for that fully opened and unlocked Motorola DROID Nexus coming this September with Android 5.0 Jelly Bean?
Reuters the EU Commission will decide their fate on February 13th after it was initially pushed back from the original date in January.
Bloomberg reports that antitrust proceedings for Google's acquisition of Motorola in the European Union will take even longer than normal, after the European Commission has halted its investigation to allow for more discovery. The Commission is requesting "certain documents that are essential to its evaluation of the transaction", with no ETA on the continuing process.