According to the report, "the German parent had insisted on a controlling stake, according to a source familiar with the situation". Softbank's board reportedly voted on Friday not to give up control of the combined company and therefore to call off merger negotiations.
Japanese financial newspaper Nikkeireported that the two carriers had called off talks aimed at creating a stronger competitor to top USA carriers Verizon and AT&T.
Earlier on Monday, Nikkei reported that SoftBank was expected to approach Deutsche Telekom as early as Tuesday to propose ending the merger negotiations.
It's entirely possible this won't be the absolute end of the Sprint-T-Mobile talks.
Sprint's stock fell as much as 11% in trading after the report. Still, in August, Sprint CEO and President Marcelo Claure said the company would have an announcement "in the near future" addressing merger discussions.
T-Mobile has done well as an independent the past few years, and consumers have benefited.
Investors have cheered on a combination of T-Mobile, the third-largest USA wireless carrier, with No. 4 Sprint as a way to cut costs and forge a bigger competitor to take on AT&T and Verizon Communications.
It turns out, as many initially speculated, the wideout skipped practice to show his displeasure at Texans owner Bob McNair . According to ESPN , the team will meet Saturday night to consider some form of a demonstration before the game Sunday.
But the industry plan may conflict with the goals of the federal control board that oversees Puerto Rico's troubled finances. The 2-year-old company had just two full-time employees when the storm hit, but it has since hired more than 300 workers.
He needed to be carted off the field, and replays on the video board of his leg bending the wrong way drew groans from the crowd. Trailing 7-0, Chicago used a 45-yard pass from Trubisky to Tre McBride to move to a first-and-goal at the Saints' 6-yard line.
Andy was a Bravo exec when Kathy's "My Life on the D-List" was airing.as well as several of her comedy specials. "I don't know her", a reference to Mariah Carey's infamous remark about not knowing Jennifer Lopez .
However, Rodgers wouldn't confirm to ESPN's Jason Wilde exactly how many screws are in his collarbone, telling Wilde, "It's TV". The Packers return to game action on November 6 on ESPN's "Monday Night Football" against the Detroit Lions at Lambeau Field.
None of the coaches who served under Baker were retained by the team, and no new coaching hires have been announced yet. The Chicago Cubs have another vacancy to fill, as one of Joe Maddon's top lieutenants has accepted another job.
Chahal soon spun into action to send Munro and Williamson trudging back to the pavilion as New Zealand stumbled in their chase. India skipper Virat Kohli on Sunday became the fastest to reach 9000 ODI runs, taking just 194 innings to achieve the feat.
A USA appeals court has cleared the way for a 17-year-old immigrant held in federal custody to obtain an abortion. J.D. then made a considered decision, presumably in light of her dire circumstances, to terminate that pregnancy.
The opioid epidemic killed 64,000 Americans in 2016, prompting Trump to call it the "worst drug crisis in our nation's history". On Thursday, the senator applauded the president's declaration, but said he hopes it's just the first step.
Delta addresses Thunder plane damage en route to Chicago
Carmelo Anthony , Josh Huestis , and Steven Adams all posted photos of the plane shortly after it landed around 12:45 a.m. Despite the scary incident, according to WISN12, no one was injured as a result of the damaged plane.
Pot users have more sex
Someone could smoke in the morning but not have sex until the evening, when it wouldn't be in their system any more , for example. Among men, those who didn't smoke pot had sex 5.6 times in four weeks, while those who smoked daily had sex 6.9 times.
Alibaba Founder Joseph Tsai Agrees to Buy 49% of Nets
The Nets and Barclays Center were valued at $875 million and $825 million, respectively, in that deal, according to Newsday. Prokhorov bought complete control of the Nets in 2015 after first purchasing a majority of shares in 2010.
Sony Xperia R1 and Xperia R1 Plus launched in India
These come powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Octa-Core SoC coupled with 2GB or 3GB of RAM, depending upon which model you buy. In a country like India however you have to bring out smartphones for every price bracket and that is what Sony has done.
New Amazon service lets delivery people into your home
The kit comes with an Amazon Cloud Cam ( Key Edition) and an Amazon Key-compatible smart lock provided by Kwiskset or Yale. This system is another way Amazon is making it easier for customers to receive packages quickly and securely.