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T-Mobile US, Inc. (TMUS)

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  • Feb. 23, 2012, 12:05 AM
    Notable earnings before Thursday's open: AEE, AMT, ANSS, BBG, BRY, CMS, DISH, DNR, FWLT, GTI, HRL, IDCC, IMAX, IRM, IVR, KSS, LINE, LKQX, LXP, NGLS, NIHD, OCR, PCS, PDCO, PEG, PXP, SATS, SHLD, SUG, SWY, SXCI, TFX, TGT, THI, TS, TTC
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  • Feb. 22, 2012, 7:01 PM
    Comcast (CMCSA) is suing Sprint (S) over the alleged infringement of patents covering wireless networking technologies. The suit comes comes 2 months after Sprint sued Comcast and other cable providers for allegedly infringing on its voice-over-IP patents. Meanwhile, Sprint, T-Mobile, and MetroPCS (PCS) are continuing their efforts to halt Verizon's (VZ) spectrum/reseller deals with cable providers.
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  • Feb. 22, 2012, 5:30 PM
    Notable earnings before Thursday's open: AEE, AMT, ANSS, BBG, BRY, CMS, DISH, DNR, FWLT, GTI, HRL, IDCC, IMAX, IRM, IVR, KSS, LINE, LKQX, LXP, NGLS, NIHD, OCR, PCS, PDCO, PEG, PXP, SATS, SHLD, SUG, SWY, SXCI, TFX, TGT, THI, TS, TTC
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  • Feb. 16, 2012, 9:16 AM
    In-line with recent speculation, the WSJ claims AT&T (T) is mulling an acquisition to boost its spectrum holdings, following the failure of the T-Mobile deal and the regulatory nixing of LightSquared. On its radar is not only Dish Network (DISH - previously), but also discount carriers Leap Wireless (LEAP +3.8%) and MetroPCS (PCS +0.9%). However, it's added any deal will likely take months to form.
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  • Feb. 3, 2012, 2:59 PM
    Leap Wireless (LEAP +6.4%) and MetroPCS (PCS +3%) have enjoyed much of the cheap smartphone pre-paid market, but BTIG believes that could change with the plan America Movil (AMX +3.8%) is expected to offer in the U.S., a SIM card that can be used in any AT&T (T) or T-Mobile phone, including the "the healthy inventory of used iPhones." (AAPL)
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  • Jan. 5, 2012, 2:32 PM
    MetroPCS (PCS -9%) suffers the biggest drop in the S&P 500 after reporting it added a less-than-expected 197K net new users in Q4, down from 297K in the year-ago period; analyst consensus had predicted 223K. Churn was 3.7%, up from 3.5% a year ago. Smaller competitor Leap Wireless (LEAP -7.2%) said yesterday it added an in-line 175K subscribers in Q4.
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  • Jan. 5, 2012, 9:14 AM
    Premarket gainers: SODA +9%. PSUN +8%. STX +7%. ITMN +6%. TRGT +6%. SIRI +4%.
    Losers: BKS -29%. AEO -17%. PLCE -13%. TSO -8%. DB -7%. STD -6%. JCP -6%. HPG -4%. VLO -4%. EK -4%. KSS -4%. UBS -4%. TGT -4%. PCS -3%. VOD -3%. LLY -3%. E -3%. CRH -3%. ALU -3%.
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  • Jan. 4, 2012, 6:17 PM
    MetroPCS (PCS -6.4%) sold off on high volume after announcing it will offer a mobile broadcast TV service called Dyle; service will initially be offered via a Samsung Android phone. The epic failure of Qualcomm's (QCOM) FLO TV service (I, II) could have investors on edge, though given rival Leap Wireless (LEAP -7.2%) posted an even larger decline, selling from M&A speculators could also be a factor.
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  • Dec. 30, 2011, 2:52 PM
    Shares of Leap Wireless (LEAP +11%) and MetroPCS (PCS +4.7%) move up (I, II) on heavy options buying activity again today, as investors continue to speculate on a potential acquisition.
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  • Dec. 29, 2011, 10:41 AM
    J.P. Morgan views Leap Wireless (LEAP +3.4%) and MetroPCS (PCS +2.6%) as potential takeover targets amid speculation on where AT&T and T-Mobile could go for more spectrum following the collapse of their planned merger. Speculation has centered on Dish Networks and Clearwire, but JPM believes a deal for LEAP or PCS should pass regulatory scrutiny.
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  • Dec. 20, 2011, 12:07 PM
    Leap Wireless (LEAP +5.3%) and MetroPCS (PCS +3.8%) are part of the sizable list of names (I, II, III) rallying thanks to the official end to AT&T's (T +1.2%) attempt to acquire T-Mobile. Investors apparently feel the benefits of not having AT&T swallow up a rival outweigh the value that would have been provided by the spectrum sales AT&T planned to make to the discount carriers in order to secure the deal's passage.
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  • Dec. 15, 2011, 1:41 PM
    Nielsen estimates Americans ages 13-17 exchange a stunning 3,417 texts/month on average, while those ages 18-24 exchange 1,914 texts/month. While all this texting is leading to a decline in voice usage, carriers probably aren't complaining, given the sky-high profit margins attached to text messages. AT&T (T) ignited some controversy in August by eliminating a moderately-priced messaging plan. (previously)
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  • Dec. 15, 2011, 10:21 AM
    Shares of MetroPCS (PCS +4.7%) jump following an upgrade to Buy and a raised target price to $10.50 from $8.50 at Mizuho Securities. Q4 subscriber growth is "tracking ahead of expectations," Mizuho says, viewing PCS as "an attractive near-term trading opportunity with the potential to benefit from seasonally strong trends and a discount valuation."
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  • Dec. 6, 2011, 9:42 AM
    William Blair raises its rating on MetroPCS (PCS +3.4%) to Outperform, saying the wireless provider's current valuation does not reflect its fundamentals and healthy balance sheet. "With historical seasonality, distracted competition and the anticipated decline in 2012 smartphone handset prices all working in MetroPCS’s favor," Blair sees improved performance in Q4 and 2012.
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  • Nov. 29, 2011, 8:31 AM
    Even if AT&T's (T) efforts to acquire T-Mobile fall through, it could still be in good shape, argues Kevin Fitchard. AT&T will still have a decent amount of spectrum, and its support for GSM standards will guarantee a solid device lineup. Meanwhile, deal opponent Sprint (S) will continue facing tough low-end competition from T-Mobile, and PCS and LEAP will have missed out on a chance to expand through AT&T's asset sales.
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  • Nov. 2, 2011, 3:54 PM
    MetroPCS (PCS +11.1%) recoups yesterday's big loss as JPMorgan upgrades the pay-as-you-go wireless carrier, along with rival Leap Wireless (LEAP +4%). Q3 subscriber performance for both was better than expected, JPM says, and PCS should see higher customer growth with its Q4 promotion of four lines for $100/month. Leap could sell excess spectrum "worth up to $150M-$250M."
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Company Description
T-Mobile US Inc provideswireless communication servicesin the postpaid, prepaid, and wholesale markets.The Company's products and services includevoice, messaging, data services,wireless devices, smartphones and other mobile communication devices.