T-Mobile Buys Itself A Lifeline

When AT&T tried to buy T-Mobile, the outcome was hotly desired by both companies: AT&T wanted spectrum, and T-Mobile, the smallest major carrier, wanted to avoid death. T-Mobile’s acquisition of MetroPCS and its nearly 10 million customers is a nice bit of assurance that we’ll have a fourth major carrier for a while longer. One potential speed bump: T-Mobile and MetroPCS use different networking technologies, but it might not matter too much.

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