Merger and acquisition rumors are nothing new in the prepaid realm. Years ago a month wouldn’t go by where we didn’t hear someone speculating on a
MetroPCs


-
Cricket


merger. In the last few years we’ve heard little on that front, though. Instead, we hear about bigger companies trying to acquire these regional carriers. Last week we learned that
T-Mobile was talking merger with MetroPCS


. A few months ago we heard that
AT&T was talking acquisition with Cricket


. Late last week
Reuters published a report


restating AT&T’s interest in Leap Wireless. The talks were held “in recent months,” according to the report, so it’s unclear if anything new has developed since February. But given the general lack of spectrum and the value it holds to the biggest carriers, we could see further movement on these fronts. It would not be a surprise to see larger carriers purchase both MetroPCS and Cricket in 2012.
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