The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which technology editor/analyst Andrew Tonner and technology analyst Evan Niu discuss topics across the investing world.

Since AT&T's proposed acquisition of T-Mobile has fallen through, the carrier has inadvertently given T-Mobile the possibility of getting the iPhone soon. T-Mobile received some valuable spectrum as part of the breakup fee, which future iPhones should be compatible with. The ball is now in Apple's court on whether it will let T-Mobile in on the action.