Deutsche Telekom Is Turning Off Auto-Retrieval Of MMS

  Taking a step further than any phone manufacturer, German carrier Deutsche Telekom has decided to combat the issue of the Stagefright exploit by disabling auto-retrieval of MMS messages until it is fully patched. This means that if you receive a picture of video from someone, it will not automatically download. When you receive an MMS message, you

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Report states that Sprint’s acquisition of T-Mobile unlikely to happen

The CEO of Deutsche Telekom (parent company of T-Mobile USA), Timotheus Hoettges has mentioned that the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint is unlikely to go through due to regulatory obstacles that lie ahead of them. It was recently revealed that the FCC wasn’t really convinced with Sprint acquiring T-Mobile, so the CEO’s words don’t come as a surprise.

T-Mobile-MetroPCS merger sinks stocks

T-Mobile and MetroPCS have shared to the media their plans of a merger to take on their bigger competitor. Reports suggest that their plans have already been approved and that they are now in the process of ironing out things. These companies are the fourth and the fifth largest wireless carriers in the United States,

AT&T Responds To Sprint’s Lawsuit

Earlier in the day we reported that Sprint filed a lawsuit against the AT&T/T-Mobile merger.  Sprint went for the jugular and in addition to calling out the merger as bad for consumers, bad for competition and bad for innovation they also said they intend to prove that the merger is illegal. AT&T didn’t sit back