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US operators need to snap up content providers, not one another

This is how the news appears this week. Please delete as appropriate. US MNO Sprint/T-Mobile/satellite TV player Dish will likely be acquired by overseas/US network providers Softbank/Verizon/Alibaba/Google/Apple for $40/$50/$60/$70/$80bn soon/tomorrow/ next year because the new president-elect is not bothered/busy/against net neutrality/ in favor or mergers/hates regulators. The single truth is that this MAY all be true, but we’ll only know for sure after Donald Trump has appointed new members to the Supreme Court/ changed the FCC chairman/ changed the Free Trade Commission chairman/ appointed a new attorney general/ submitted and gained approval for a budget/ and has completed his own key agenda items. Most writers are looking at the appointments which Trump is preparing in his transition phase and then…

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