T-Mobile rolls out new unlimited plan

Does T-Mobile have too many plans? T-Mobile announced on Tuesday that it is rolling out a cheaper unlimited plan for users, which undercuts both Verizon’s and AT&T’s unlimited plans. In fact, the plan even undercuts their own T-Mobile ONE plan, though it does offer fewer services. This plan marks T-Mobile’s fourth unlimited plan, which is […]
  • Ben Norman
  • August 9, 2018
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T-Mobile tops carriers in users

King of telecom T-Mobile announced on Wednesday that it has more users than any other carrier for the 18th straight quarter. The telecommunications company reported that they gained 1.6 million new customers in the second quarter. For comparison, Sprint had just 87,000 new users. In fact, the companies plan on merging soon. T-Mobile and Sprint have […]
  • Ben Norman
  • August 3, 2018
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Verizon banks on 5G, abandons content

Verizon bets on 5G Verizon announced on Tuesday that it will abandon its pursuit of content and focus on expanding its 5G network. For a while, Verizon had tried to breach into the content market with other telecom giants like AT&T and Comcast. AT&T hopes that the acquisition of Time Warner gets approved after the […]
  • Ben Norman
  • July 25, 2018
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Netflix stock drops after not meeting expectations

Netflix’s victories still fall short with investors Netflix gained over five million subscribers last quarter, but that was still not enough to appease investors, who estimated they would gain closer to six million. Even though Netflix continues to dominate the media market, investors are still not impressed; indeed, it seems as if the bar is […]
  • Ben Norman
  • July 18, 2018
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Justice Department will appeal AT&T -Warner

AT&T-Warner not over yet The Justice Department reported on Thursday that it will appeal AT&T’s acquisition of Warner, which Judge Richard Leon approved last month. Judge Leon ruled that the merger did not break any antitrust laws, and if it did, the government failed to show that. When the Justice Department first opened the case […]
  • Ben Norman
  • July 12, 2018
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Disney-Fox wins court approval

The Justice Department approved Disney’s bid for Fox on Wednesday. Although the deal is not finalized yet, this is a big step for the companies to successfully merge. The acquisition still needs approval from a federal judge and Fox shareholders, but considering the ease of the AT&T-Warner acquisition and the anticipated payday for shareholders, neither […]
  • Ben Norman
  • June 28, 2018
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Fox doesn’t want to sell to Comcast

Disney gains an edge over Comcast The bidding war for 21st Century Fox has ramped up between Disney and Comcast, with Disney holding the highest bid currently, but Fox has recently reported that it favors Disney far over Comcast. Comcast has the chance to rebut Disney’s offer, but Fox has reported that the deal will likely […]
  • Ben Norman
  • June 27, 2018
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AT&T acquires AppNexus

AT&T acquires another company On Monday, AT&T announced that it will purchase programmatic advertising firm AppNexus for somewhere between $1.6 and $2 billion. AppNexus competes with companies like Google and Facebook, who also use their cloud computing software to best place ads for businesses. According to the company, they have roughly 34,000 publishers and 177,000 […]
  • Ben Norman
  • June 27, 2018
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AT&T unveils TV streaming service

AT&T hopes to combat Netflix AT&T announced on Thursday that they have created their own streaming service, WatchTV, through which consumers can stream CNN, TNT, and other channels. The streaming service is the first revealed project after the massive AT&T-Warner deal that closed two weeks ago. WatchTV will help the merged companies position itself against […]
  • Ben Norman
  • June 25, 2018
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