Wait, now T-Mobile is on team Verizon? Carriers may swap spectrum

Verizon is currently trying to convince the Federal Communications Commission to approve a deal that would allow the carrier to purchase a section of spectrum currently owned by big cable companies — a move that many smaller carriers, including T-Mobile, claimed would stifle competition.

Sprint abandons plans to buy MetroPCS for $8B

Despite a clear desire to better compete with Verizon and AT&T, Sprint has vetoed a deal to take over MetroPCS, a pre-paid wireless company and the fifth-largest U.S. mobile telecommunications network, according to multiple reports.