T-Mobile/Sprint merger faces big test as nine states sue to block it (page 2)

A group of 10 state attorneys general, led by New York Attorney General Letitia James, is filing a multi-state lawsuit to block the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint while the US Justice Department’s decision looms. “When it comes to corporate power, bigger isn’t always better,” James said. “The T-Mobile and Sprint merger would not only cause irreparable harm to mobile subscribers nationwide by cutting access to affordable, reliable wireless service for millions of Americans.” The two companies announced the $26 billion merger last April, which would shrink the US’s national wireless carrier pool from four to three providers if approved. In the months following the announcement, lawmakers and consumer advocates have criticized the... Continue reading…

T-Mobile/Sprint merger faces big test as nine states sue to block it

Nine states seek permanent injunction to stop deal, saying it will harm consumers.

Tue 11 Jun 19 from Arstechnica

Ten state attorneys general are suing to block T-Mobile-Sprint merger

A group of 10 state attorneys general, led by New York Attorney General Letitia James, is filing a multi-state lawsuit to block the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint while ...

Tue 11 Jun 19 from The Verge

Sprint and T-Mobile may face another legal challenge to merger

The long-time effort by Sprint and T-Mobile to merge may have hit another roadblock.

Tue 11 Jun 19 from CNN

T-Mobile and Sprint merger reportedly hits opposition from 10 state attorneys general - CNET

The government is not ready to back down in its fight to stop the $26 billion deal.

Tue 11 Jun 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

Three states join AG group probing planned merger of Sprint and T-Mobile

The attorneys general of Arizona, Michigan and Pennsylvania have joined a group of states probing T-Mobile's plan to buy rival Sprint for $26 billion, which is believed to be nearing the end ...

Thu 6 Jun 19 from Reuters Technology

Why 10 state attorneys general sued to block the T-Mobile/Sprint merger

The AGs, all Democrats, say the deal is bad for consumers and workers. Ten states have sued to block the planned merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, saying the loss of competition would lead to consumers ...

Wed 12 Jun 19 from Fastcompany Tech

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