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Re: Sprint sale rumors again

Post by WSPanic » Tue Oct 23, 2018 10:56 am

tower wrote:
Tue Oct 23, 2018 10:45 am
The combined company would provide a cost-of-living adjustment to employees who move to Washington state from Kansas, T-Mobile President Mike Sievert said, but that would be an uncommon occurrence.
An adjustment... down?
For moving from KCMO metro to Seattle metro - I think that would be an adjustment up... right? Or am I misreading this?

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Re: Sprint sale rumors again

Post by flyingember » Tue Oct 23, 2018 12:43 pm

COL is about 50% higher in Seattle

They're saying they would expect to keep both offices and few people would move from KC to Seattle but would adjust up when they do.

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Re: Sprint sale rumors again

Post by tower » Tue Oct 23, 2018 12:50 pm

WSPanic wrote:
Tue Oct 23, 2018 10:56 am
tower wrote:
Tue Oct 23, 2018 10:45 am
The combined company would provide a cost-of-living adjustment to employees who move to Washington state from Kansas, T-Mobile President Mike Sievert said, but that would be an uncommon occurrence.
An adjustment... down?
For moving from KCMO metro to Seattle metro - I think that would be an adjustment up... right? Or am I misreading this?
No, you're right, I read it backwards. Probably because Legere mentioned moving to Kansas.

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Re: Sprint sale rumors again

Post by taxi » Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:28 pm

Better buy it now before interest rates go up. And save a little money to enlarge the tiny walk-ins and replace the astroturf.
All this time, I've wondered why they routinely tack on unrelated charges to my bill and change my plan for no reason.

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Re: Sprint sale rumors again

Post by LCDSI » Tue Nov 13, 2018 2:30 pm

In case any of you have another $10MM to spare. I believe Masayoshi Son (CEO of Softbank) has also put his Mission Hills mansion up for sale. For your reference, it's next door to Claure's house.

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Re: Sprint sale rumors again

Post by tower » Tue Nov 13, 2018 6:45 pm

Imagine being so rich you buy a mansion instead of paying for a hotel for one week out of the year.

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Re: Sprint sale rumors again

Post by shinatoo » Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:21 pm

tower wrote:
Tue Nov 13, 2018 6:45 pm
Imagine being so rich you buy a mansion instead of paying for a hotel for one week out of the year.
Probably going to make 3 mil on the flip.
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Re: Sprint sale rumors again

Post by LCDSI » Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:28 pm

it's going to be tough finding buyers for these homes in our market but then again these guys have deep pockets and could probably wait it out.

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Re: Sprint sale rumors again

Post by brewcrew1000 » Wed Nov 28, 2018 4:44 pm

Wonder what is going to happen with Google Fi once these 2 merge since google fi works on the tmobile and sprint networks. Wonder if all 3 just form one company eventually. Google is starting to form what looks like a media giant similar to Comcast and Time Warner, they have youtube tv for live tv service, google fiber for internet, google fi for phone service, pixel for a specific phone.

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Re: Sprint sale rumors again

Post by STLguy1 » Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:06 pm

I think it will just be integrated into the new company/system.

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Re: Sprint sale rumors again

Post by FangKC » Fri Jan 25, 2019 3:42 pm

Sprint/T-Mobile merger opponents now include 5 U.S. senators, California regulator
As the $26.5 billion merger of Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc. labors toward a possible conclusion, it’s picked up new opponents: five U.S. senators and California’s Public Advocates Office.

The senators, all Democrats, sent a letter to the Senate Commerce Committee asking it to study the deal’s possible effects on consumer choice and wireless competition, FierceWireless reports. They point to the potential danger of “combining these two disruptors into one mega-company.”
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Re: Sprint sale rumors again

Post by tower » Fri Jan 25, 2019 6:09 pm

The reasonable thing to do here would be to base approval off of whether Sprint can survive or not. Unfortunately, I don't think it can, so the government better be willing to bail Sprint out if it goes under. If they don't approve the deal, and Sprint goes under, we may be looking at a de facto duopoly.

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Re: Sprint sale rumors again

Post by FangKC » Fri Feb 01, 2019 4:06 am

Sprint/T-Mobile: Merger will deliver 1,000 new jobs to OP campus
Pending the close of their proposed $26.5 billion merger, T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp. announced the combined company will add five new customer experience centers throughout the U.S. Each center promises an average of 1,000 new jobs.

The companies have selected Sprint’s (NYSE: S) Overland Park headquarters as the first of the five new locations, and it will be "a new addition" to the existing campus, the companies said in a Wednesday release. It's unclear whether the center would be new construction or fill an existing building.

The Overland Park campus previously was announced as secondary headquarters for "New T-Mobile" and would house a variety of business support functions and teams. The primary headquarters post-merger would be in Bellevue, Wash., where T-Mobile (Nasdaq: TMUS) is based.
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https://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/ ... j=86384561

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Re: Sprint sale rumors again

Post by shinatoo » Fri Feb 01, 2019 8:20 am

FangKC wrote:
Fri Feb 01, 2019 4:06 am
Sprint/T-Mobile: Merger will deliver 1,000 new jobs to OP campus
Pending the close of their proposed $26.5 billion merger, T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp. announced the combined company will add five new customer experience centers throughout the U.S. Each center promises an average of 1,000 new jobs.

The companies have selected Sprint’s (NYSE: S) Overland Park headquarters as the first of the five new locations, and it will be "a new addition" to the existing campus, the companies said in a Wednesday release. It's unclear whether the center would be new construction or fill an existing building.

The Overland Park campus previously was announced as secondary headquarters for "New T-Mobile" and would house a variety of business support functions and teams. The primary headquarters post-merger would be in Bellevue, Wash., where T-Mobile (Nasdaq: TMUS) is based.
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https://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/ ... j=86384561
And three months later they will lay off 80% of those employees and close the OP campus.
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