FCC chief tells Sprint chair he is skeptical on T-Mobile deal

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nycnikato wrote:

Nothing a little bribery won’t fix.

Feb 04, 2014 12:12am EST  --  Report as abuse

Good news. Hope T-mobile stays independent. T-mobile has made a lot of good moves recently that are changing the industry for the better. Meanwhile, Sprint has been . . . yawn . . . um, well, not sure . . .

Feb 04, 2014 1:29am EST  --  Report as abuse
phshafe wrote:

In the years I worked at T-Mobile’s US headquarters in Seattle, I found a prevailing ethic of opportunism and survival of the most aggressive. Managers feel free to trespass over what would be bounds in more mature organizations. Coordination and control are fractured, so you can be viewed as valuable one moment and as redundant the next. I have to think that the German parent treats its good German citizens much better than the US satellite treats Americans. Whether you seek a service provider, an investment or a job, do yourself a favor and seek it elsewhere in the industry.

Feb 04, 2014 5:03am EST  --  Report as abuse
phshafe wrote:

In the years I worked at T-Mobile’s US headquarters in Seattle, I found a prevailing ethic of opportunism and survival of the most aggressive. Managers feel free to trespass over what would be bounds in more mature organizations. Coordination and control are fractured, so you can be viewed as valuable one moment and as redundant the next. I have to think that the German parent treats its good German citizens much better than the US satellite treats Americans. Whether you seek a service provider, an investment or a job, do yourself a favor and seek it elsewhere in the industry.

Feb 04, 2014 5:03am EST  --  Report as abuse
SunnyDaySam wrote:

I’d love to be a fly on the wall to hear Sprint try to rationalize how less competition is a good thing for American consumers. That’s an impossible sell.

Feb 04, 2014 9:40am EST  --  Report as abuse
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