T-Mobile seeking "low-band spectrum"

|About: T-Mobile US, Inc. (TMUS)|By:, SA News Editor

T-Mobile (TMUS) is looking to purchase a few smaller competitors to hedge itself in case a Sprint (S) merger does not come down the pipe.

The smaller carriers have a "low-band spectrum", which offers greater service in urban areas due to its ability to penetrate buildings. The company is looking for this advantage in order increase its share in the metropolitan market.