The deal could be improved by reducing the amount of debt transferred to the new company, according to the Journal's Archibald Preuschat and Thomas Gryta. The new report contradicts a Deutsche Telekom statement to FierceWireless last Thursday that denied a Reuters exclusive with the same news.
The he said, she said gyrations come as Deutsche Telekom faces T-Mobile USA, with MetroPCS. That deal -- which -- offers MetroPCS shareholders approximately $4 per share in cash and a 26 percent stake in the combined company; the new entity would take on more than $20 billion in debt.to the terms of the proposed merger of its U.S. arm,
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