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Sprint wants marriage to Charter, Tywin Lannister says no

It is, as we have commented in the past, like a long and particularly Machiavellian episode of Game of Thrones, but we did forecast that nether Charter nor Comcast would want to merge with Sprint, and that the exclusive chats they were having were just that, chats. Sprint is the US cellular network growing slowest, when it is growing at all, while T-Mobile has definitively overtaken it as the disruptor in the market. AT&T has made a turnaround in the past quarter, based on introducing an unlimited data offering and Verizon is the end-game as far as the large US cable firms are concerned. Cable this week pretended that it does not want to own a cellular network, primarily citing…

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