Tag: Sprint

New York won’t appeal T-Mobile/Sprint merger, California still deciding

(Reuters) — New York on Sunday dropped its fight against the $40 billion merger of U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile and Sprint, saying the state would not appeal a judge’s approval of the deal. New York Attorney General Letitia James said her office would end the court challenge to the 2018 merger agreement between the third- […]

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Open letter to U.S. states: Don’t appeal the T-Mobile and Sprint merger

Nearly two years have passed since T-Mobile and Sprint announced their intent to merge two smaller wireless companies into a competitor with enough customers and network resources to actively challenge larger rivals Verizon and AT&T. Since then, the challengers have survived a U.S. regulatory gauntlet, earning separate U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Communications Commission […]

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T-Mobile and Sprint win antitrust suit, paving road to merger

(Reuters) — A federal judge on Tuesday approved a merger between number 3 and 4 wireless carriers T-Mobile and Sprint, rejecting a claim by a group of states that said the deal would violate antitrust laws and raise prices. During a two-week trial in December, T-Mobile and Sprint argued the merger will better equip the […]

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5G should have scored at Super Bowl LIV, but carriers dropped the ball

If there’s any annual event that has the ability to dramatically impact the U.S. population, it’s the Super Bowl, which attracts around 100 million viewers each year. That massive audience enables networks to charge $5.6 million for 30 seconds of advertising — nearly $200,000 per second — staggering figures that tend to limit ads to blue […]

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