The credit reporting firm Experian is the latest company targeted by hackers. In this case, the personal information of 15 million T-Mobile customers was stolen.
October 1, 2015 T-Mobile's CEO says he is "incredibly angry" about the privacy breach and offers free credit monitoring for customers.
A woman using a cell phone walks past T-Mobile and Sprint stores in New York.
August 6, 2014 The proposed merger was supposed to create a new company to challenge the behemoths Verizon and AT&T. The new CEO intimated that Sprint is prepared to go it alone.
July 1, 2014 The Federal Trade Commission alleges the company profited from scams against its customers. Its long phone bills, the FTC says, made it nearly impossible for customers to understand the charge.
August 31, 2011 In the department's view, "the proposed $39 billion transaction would substantially lessen competition for mobile wireless telecommunications services across the United States."
AT&T plans to acquire T-Mobile USA in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $39 billion. It would become the largest U.S. cellphone company.
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March 21, 2011 Quality and coverage might improve, but will costs come down as much as they might have otherwise? Meanwhile, stock markets seem to like the news.
April 1, 2010 Fed up with America's mobile service? Not sure what to do? Slate's Farhad Manjoo is on your sid---- and he's got a plan. "Check out his Cell Phone Bill of Rights>."
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