Sprint to offer free Hulu service in bid to compete with rivals

NEW YORK – Sprint Corp will offer its unlimited data plan customers free subscriptions to the streaming service Hulu LLC, the companies said on Wednesday, marking the latest move by a U.S. wireless carrier to bundle content with mobile service. Under the agreement, Sprint’s unlimited plan, priced at $60 a month for a single line, will cover Hulu’s $7.99 a month basic subscription. The No. 4 U.S. wireless carrier is also working on plans to…

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Sprint shares plunge after T-Mobile merger talks called off

NEW YORK – Sprint Corp’s shares fell more than 13 percent on Monday after the No. 4 U.S. wireless carrier called off merger talks with T-Mobile US Inc and a wireless partnership with cable company Altice USA failed to appease investors. “It will not deliver the tens of billions in synergies we had foreseen in a merger with T-Mobile,” Chief Financial Officer Tarek Robbiati said of the Altice agreement on a call with analysts and…

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Failure of U.S. deal hits Deutsche Telekom shares, growth prospects

FRANKFURT – Deutsche Telekom shares dropped in early Monday trading after the collapse of the merger of its T-Mobile US unit with Sprint Corp, which would have created a strong No.3 player on the U.S. market. The evaporation of synergies that analysts had estimated at more than Sprint’s $27 billion market capitalization triggered several broker downgrades and sent Telekom’s stock as much as 3.6 percent lower. But some praised Telekom for exercising discipline in not…

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Altice USA, Sprint agree to wireless partnership

– U.S. cable operator Altice USA will sell mobile service on wireless carrier Sprint Corp’s network under a new multi-year agreement announced on Sunday, becoming the latest firm to enter the wireless market in a bid to retain customers. The companies announced the agreement a day after Sprint and T-Mobile US Inc ended merger talks. Under the terms of the agreement, Altice, the fourth-largest U.S. cable operator, will use Sprint’s network to provide voice and…

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Growth without scale: Deutsche Telekom’s T-Mobile headache

FRANKFURT – The collapse of the attempt by T-Mobile US to merge with Sprint Corp will underline its importance as a driver of growth when its main owner, Deutsche Telekom, reports quarterly results this week. T-Mobile, under charismatic CEO John Legere, keeps hitting home runs, already reporting it that added 1.3 million net customers in the third quarter – the 18th time in a row it has achieved the feat. T-Mobile reported revenues in the…

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