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Altice or Dish: Which Will Become the Fourth Wireless Carrier?

July 15, 2019

Merger between T-Mobile, Sprint depends on creating fourth wireless carrier; which company will rise to top?

The second deadline for closing the massive $26 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint will likely pass as the companies continue to negotiate with the U.S. Department of Justice over the divestiture of assets to create a fourth U.S. wireless carrier. Dish Networks is leading the way, but other potential suitors, including cable company Altice and cloud giant Google, are coming up in discussions, according to published reports.