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Anna Eshoo, Other Lawmakers Offer Gushing, Facts-Optional Support For T-Mobile Sprint Merger

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Jan 30, 2019 9:32 AM 2+ mon ago

Anna Eshoo, Other Lawmakers Offer Gushing, Facts-Optional Support For T-Mobile Sprint Merger

We've repeatedly explained how T-Mobile and Sprint's latest attempt to merge will be terrible for both jobs and competition. Despite what T-Mobile and Sprint executives have claimed, history suggests the reduction of total wireless carriers from four to three will likely result in less incentive than ever to seriously compete on price. Similarly, while T-Mobile and Sprint have told regulators that the deal will somehow create an explosion in new jobs, Wall Street analysts have predicted that the deal could kill off tens of thousands of US jobs as the new company inevitably eliminates redundant positions.

This was the same Sprint, T-Mobile merger that had been blocked previously by lawmakers. And it's not a far cry from AT&T's attempted takeover of T-Mobile, which was also blocked back in 2011. Generally speaking, people have recognized that reducing overall competitors in a ...

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US senators voice opposition to T-Mobile Sprint merger

US senators voice opposition to T-Mobile Sprint merger

techradar.com     2+ mon ago

Several Democrat senators, and the independent Bernie Sanders, have urged US regulators not to approve the proposed $26 billion merger of rival operators T-Mobile and Sprint. The ...

The T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Is Scrambling Telecom Politics

The T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Is Scrambling Telecom Politics

wired.com     2+ mon ago

US representative Anna Eshoo (D-California) says AT&T and Verizon effectively dominate the wireless market, and as a result, "Americans pay some of the highest prices for mobile wi...

T-Mobile & Sprint hope Huawei pledge will gain merger approval

T-Mobile & Sprint hope Huawei pledge will gain merger approval

techradar.com     4+ mon ago

Deutsche Telekom and Softbank could replace Huawei kit Shares T-Mobile USA and Sprint hope that pledges by their parent ...

Senate Democrats step up campaign against T-Mobile/Sprint merger

Senate Democrats step up campaign against T-Mobile/Sprint merger

arstechnica.com     2+ mon ago

Five US Senate Democrats today warned that the T-Mobile US/Sprint merger could hurt consumers and urged the Senate Commerce Committee to hold a hearing on the deal's potential harm...

Rivals and consumer groups worry about T-Mobile and Sprint merger

techradar.com     7+ mon ago

Shares The proposed $26 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint in the US has received opposition from rivals, unions and consumer groups who claim the deal would harm...

T-Mobile has spent $195,000 at Trump hotel while lobbying for Sprint merger

T-Mobile has spent $195,000 at Trump hotel while lobbying for Sprint merger

arstechnica.com     1+ mon ago

T-Mobile USA says it has spent $195,000 at President Trump's hotel in Washington, DC, over the past 10 months while it has lobbied for government approval of its proposed merger wi...

T-Mobile/Sprint merger will bring higher prices, small carriers tell FCC

arstechnica.com     7+ mon ago

The Rural Wireless Association put forth similar concerns about roaming rates, writing: Of the four nationwide carriers, Sprint is the only one that offers an...

T-Mobile/Sprint merger would be rejected by DOJ in current form, WSJ reports

T-Mobile/Sprint merger would be rejected by DOJ in current form, WSJ reports

arstechnica.com     1+ week ago

Enlarge / T-Mobile CEO John Legere (left) and then-Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure during an interview on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on April 30, 2018. DOJ staffers "have ...


T-Mobile, Sprint execs defending merger to lawmakers

T-Mobile, Sprint execs defending merger to lawmakers

phys.org     2+ mon ago

February 13, 2019 by Marcy Gordon And Tali Arbel This April 30, 2018, file photo shows signage a T-Mobile store in New York. The top execu...

T-Mobile, Sprint execs defending merger to lawmakers

T-Mobile, Sprint execs defending merger to lawmakers

abcnews.go.com     2+ mon ago

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Letter: Please support the T-Mobile-Sprint merger

deseretnews.com     9+ mon ago

Letter to the editor This week, the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights held a hearing on the T-Mobile-Sprint merger. Utah's great Sens. Mike Le...

T-Mobile and Sprint ask for merger approval

axios.com     10+ mon ago

T-Mobile and Sprint ask for merger approval If T-Mobile and Sprint are allowed to merge it will reduce the number of major wireless carriers. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images T-Mobile and Sprint ha...

T-Mobile, Sprint win U.S. security approvals for merger

reuters.com     4+ mon ago

T-Mobile, Sprint win U.S. security approvals for merger 3 Min Read WASHINGTO...

T-Mobile, Sprint get CFIUS approval for proposed merger

oann.com     4+ mon ago

T-Mobile, Sprint get CFIUS approval for proposed merger A smartphones with Sprint logo are seen in front of a screen projection of T-mobile logo, in this picture illust...

T-Mobile, Sprint get CFIUS approval for proposed merger

reuters.com     4+ mon ago

T-Mobile, Sprint get CFIUS approval for proposed merger 1 Min Read A s...

FCC pauses review of T-Mobile, Sprint merger

reuters.com     7+ mon ago

FCC pauses review of T-Mobile, Sprint merger 1 Min Read WASHINGTON (Reuters)...

Sprint, T-Mobile merger gets first green light

Sprint, T-Mobile merger gets first green light

news.yahoo.com     4+ mon ago

December 18, 2018 T-Mobile and Sprint are respectively the third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers in the United States (AFP Phot...

Progressives want the T-Mobile   Sprint merger dead

Progressives want the T-Mobile Sprint merger dead

theverge.com     1+ mon ago

Progressive freshman Democrat Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) is leading an effort in the House to block the proposed $26 billion merger deal between T-Mobile and Sprint, according to Th...

FCC pumps brakes on Sprint-T-Mobile merger

axios.com     7+ mon ago

Illustration: Lazaro Gamio/Axios Federal regulators have decided they need more time to review the proposed merger between Sprint and T-Mobi...

Why the Sprint/T-Mobile Merger Makes Sense for America

Why the Sprint/T-Mobile Merger Makes Sense for America

realclearpolitics.com     1+ mon ago

It is very rare to find much bipartisanship in Washington, D.C., these days. The rules of engagement right now appear to be if one side is for something, the knee-jerk reaction by ...

T-Mobile, Sprint shares surge on executives? optimism for merger

seattletimes.com     5+ mon ago

Originally published October 31, 2018 at 12:27 pm Updated November 1, 2018 at 4:31 pm So far, the lack of highly vocal opposition to the $26.5 billion deal between the two wireless carriers has been ...

T-Mobile and Sprint could face tough questions on merger deal from House lawmakers

T-Mobile and Sprint could face tough questions on merger deal from House lawmakers

theverge.com     4+ mon ago

By Makena [email protected] Nov 28, 2018, 4:11pm EST Earlier this year, T-Mobile and Sprint announced that they would merge. If approved, their combination would shrink the number...

FCC pauses review of T-Mobile and Sprint merger

venturebeat.com     7+ mon ago

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Altice files opposition to T-Mobile and Sprint merger

reuters.com     7+ mon ago

Altice files opposition to T-Mobile and Sprint merger 2 Min Read (Reuters) -...

US senators voice opposition to T-Mobile Sprint merger

US senators voice opposition to T-Mobile Sprint merger

techradar.com     2+ mon ago

Several Democrat senators, and the independent Bernie Sanders, have urged US regulators not to approve the proposed $26 billion merger of rival operators T-Mobile and Sprint. The ...

The T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Is Scrambling Telecom Politics

The T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Is Scrambling Telecom Politics

wired.com     2+ mon ago

US representative Anna Eshoo (D-California) says AT&T and Verizon effectively dominate the wireless market, and as a result, "Americans pay some of the highest prices for mobile wi...

T-Mobile, Sprint CEOs insist merger would benefit consumers

T-Mobile, Sprint CEOs insist merger would benefit consumers

cbsnews.com     2+ mon ago

T-Mobile's proposed purchase of Sprint would create jobs and lower costs for consumers, T-Mobile CEO John Legere and Sprint Executive Chairman Marcelo Claure said in testifying bef...

Sprint and T-Mobile merger hit with a delay

money.cnn.com     7+ mon ago

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U.S. FCC pauses review of T-Mobile, Sprint merger

reuters.com     7+ mon ago

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FCC opens public comments on T-Mobile-Sprint merger

engadget.com     9+ mon ago

FCC opens public comments on T-Mobile-Sprint merger You have until August 27th to submit petitions to deny the move. Tak Yeung via Gett...

T-Mobile and Sprint Merger Could Yield 5G Boom

spectator.org     9+ mon ago

You don t normally think of mergers as good for competition, but the proposed combining of T-Mobile and Sprint may not only help provide viable alternatives to the biggest wireless carriers, but may...

Is The T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Worth Betting On?

seekingalpha.com     4+ mon ago

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T-Mobile-Sprint $26.5B merger passes more regulatory hurdles

upi.com     4+ mon ago

T-Mobile could be merging with Sprint in a $26.5 billion deal. Photo by Roger L. Wollenberg/UPI...

T-Mobile hires telecom exec to oversee Sprint merger

seattletimes.com     6+ mon ago

T-Mobile has hired an executive to handle its pending merger with Sprint, the Bellevue company announced Monday. Sunit Patel, a veteran of the telecom industry, wil...

U.S. FCC pauses review of T-Mobile, Sprint merger

dailymail.co.uk     7+ mon ago

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T-Mobile and Sprint win US security approvals for their merger

T-Mobile and Sprint win US security approvals for their merger

cnbc.com     4+ mon ago

T-Mobile and Sprint win US security approvals for their merger T-Mobile US and Sprint have won backing for their $26 billion merger from two national security reviews, c...

UPDATE 1-T-Mobile, Sprint win U.S. security approvals for merger

reuters.com     4+ mon ago

T-Mobile, Sprint win U.S. security approvals for merger 3 Min Read WASHINGTO...

T-Mobile-Sprint merger odds may rise on cable move to mobile

seattletimes.com     6+ mon ago

Originally published October 5, 2018 at 11:53 am Updated October 5, 2018 at 11:54 am The FCC is looking at the mobile phone offerings from cable companies. U.S. regulators might be more likely to app...

T-Mobile merger with Sprint would cost 28,000 jobs: Union

zdnet.com     7+ mon ago

T-Mobile merger with Sprint would cost 28,000 jobs: Union The CWA has told the FCC that allowing Sprint and T-Mobile to merge would cost 28,000 jobs across America,...

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