Deutsche Telekom’s Latest Effort to Save T-Mobile USA May Be a Merger With MetroPCS

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Bloomberg News recently broke the story that Germany’s Deutsche Telekom is in talks to merge its struggling T-Mobile USA subsidiary with MetroPCS.  Ever since the failed acquisition by AT&T, many options have been put on the table as to how the company can be saved.  This latest leak suggests that …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Deutsche Telekom Eliminating 1,900 US Jobs in First Round of Cuts at T-Mobile

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

In the wake of its disastrous selloff fail with AT&T late last year, T-Mobile USA CEO Philipp Humm sent out a memo to all employees to inform them that 7 of their call centers would be closing and as a result 1,900 jobs would have to be cut.  These only appear …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Deutschmarks Still Accepted By German Merchants After 10 Years of the Euro

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

It’s been 10 years now since the euro replaced Germany’s deutschmarks as the official currency of Germany, but that hasn’t stopped German merchants from accepting the old money.  The Bundesbank, Germany’s central bank, states that there are still over 13.3 billion deutschmarks that have not yet been converted into euros.  With numbers like …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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AT&T Pulls Out of T-Mobile Merger Plan

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

This afternoon AT&T officially announced that they are dropping their plan to merge with T-Mobile USA for $39 billion and has agreed to pay a breakup fee of $4 billion to the German parent company Deutsche Telekom.    AT&T has been pushing the merger for most of the year and …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Looking at the Possible AT&T / T-Mobile Merger

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

There has been a lot of talk going on about the recently filed lawsuit by the Department of Justice against the possible AT&T / T-Mobile USA merger.  T-Mobile USA is the American division of the Bonn, Germany based Deutsche Telekom.  The main concern being presented by the Department of Justice …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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