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News Scan: Softbank, DT ink Sprint-T-Mobile merger deal; AT&T, Verizon jack up prices through roaming; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for July 15, including the finalized version of the Sprint-T-Mobile US merger, what consumer groups are saying AT&T and Verizon do to artificially raise costs, the leaders of the expanding M2M market, bringing mobility to the great outdoors in England and the way homegrown smartphones are disrupting the markets overseas.

T-Mobile CEO on 3rd-party services: 'There were some fraudsters in that bunch'

In a textbook example of how not to respond to a textbook example of how not to issue an indictment, the defendant's CEO says his company "IS" (all caps) not engaging in cramming, "FULL STOP!"

FTC complaint: T-Mobile can't charge for what it didn't advertise on TV

  On its face, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission's formal complaint against T-Mobile last Tuesday alleges that the telco charged customers for unnamed data content provided by third parties, that those customers never consented to or more likely, never actually received. It goes on to allege that the carrier pocketed as much as 40 percent of those overcharges.

Federal agencies target 'Un-carrier' T-Mobile for un-customer-friendly practice of cramming

Despite its portrayal as being a new kind of carrier focused on the customer, T-Mobile USA is being accused by the FTC and probed by the FCC for the time-honored carrier practice of "cramming" customers' phone bills with bogus charges. 

News Brief: Pants that charge your smartphone; Photos that smell;

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for June 20, including the charging pants of the future, China on the precipice with LTE, Startup Path's newest acquisition, a picture's worth a thousand scents and the creative way T-Mobile is trying to recruit customers.

Sprint expands its 4G LTE footprint with more rural carrier deals

Expanding your customer base with a merger is now bad; expanding it with rural carrier deals is good. Or is it the other way around?

Report: Sprint, T-Mobile US close to $31B merger deal

Following last month's report that Deutsche Telekom had accepted Softbank's offer to buy T-Mobile US comes word that Softbank's U.S. carrier Sprint is finalizing details of a merger with T-Mobile.

News Scan: Apple confirms Beats buy; DT accepts Softbank's offer for T-Mobile US; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for May 29, including Apple finally confirming the Beats Electronics deal, DT and SoftBank's tenative offer on T-Mobile, IDC rethinking its tablet forecast, Symantec's acquisition of NitroDesk and the creative selfie contest Turtle Wax is running.

China Mobile could be looking to buy US carrier

China Mobile, the world's largest mobile carrier in terms of subscribers, could be looking to acquire a U.S.-based carrier to gain a foothold in the lucrative U.S. market.

T-Mobile stops update for Samsung Galaxy S5 after data speeds drop

T-Mobile halted an update to the Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone after data speeds dropped precipitously, according to posts at the XDA Developers Forum.