A new law says they have to make it easy, but that is not happening yet.
Executives from both companies have now made statements suggesting they would at least be willing to consider it.
Network capacity is about to become a serious problem for the big carriers.
The company has strong momentum, and its CEO sees positive things ahead.
It looks a lot less certain than when the $45 billion deal was first announced.
The wireless carrier has thrown the struggling smartphone maker a lifeline.
T-Mobile already reported its subscriber figures, but it still had plenty of room to shock analysts and investors with strong sales and earnings.
It's getting better, and that should concern Sprint, AT&T, and Verizon.
The industry clearly didn't want it, but the Federal Communications Commission made it happen.
Just a week after saying it's fine losing customers on price, Verizon offers a price cut.