Intriguing Tech Acquisition Scenarios
With acquisitions in the tech community happening at an unprecedented pace, I’ve been thinking a lot about acquisition scenarios that might be interesting to consider, though they may realistically be far-fetched.
Here are 6 I came up with:
1. Microsoft acquires T-Mobile
Microsoft is clearly buying in to the philosophy of owning the “end to end experience” with its purchase of Nokia. It’s worked remarkably well for Apple all these years. Google thought it was the right idea too with Motorola (until it didn’t). Now, it’s Microsoft’s turn.
Why not take the “end to end experience” a step further?
By acquiring T-Mobile, Microsoft can eliminate the need for customers to deal with a carrier entirely.
Give Windows Phone customers a fixed amount of data + unlimited calling/text for free, with option to add more via the Windows Store. Add LTE capability to the Surface, and offer the
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