Competition is a recurring theme in the third quarter results of the US wireless telecom service providers. Almost three years ago, while challenging the AT&T’s proposed acquisition of T-Mobile the US Department of Justice (DOJ) argued that if the proposed transaction went through “customers of mobile wireless telecommunication services will likely will face higher prices, …

  Competition in the US wireless telecom service industry has been intense in the third quarter. It is not just the ‘maverick’ T-Mobile, which made almost all the first moves during the last year and a half. In the beginning, when T-Mobile started rolling out its “Un-carrier” initiatives, competitors were slow to respond. Sometimes they …

Sprint Corporation has been very active in the last few weeks. First came the news that Sprint was dropping its plan to acquire its competitor T-Mobile. Almost immediately after scrapping the merger plan with T-Mobile, Sprint appointed a new CEO with the expectation that he could make the company more competitive. Within about a week …