Thursday, 05 December 2019

T-Mobile and Sprint’s forthcoming merger will be a real wake up call to the US’ big two

By Chris Kelly, Total Telecom
Wednesday 31 July 19

As the $26.5bn merger edges ever closer, we look at the impact it will have on the US' telecoms market

With the Department of Justice giving its ascent to the long-awaited Sprint and T-Mobile merger last Friday, the deal looks set to complete, once it gains formal approval from the Federal Communications Commission. FCC chairman Ajit Pai has already come out in support of the deal, saying that he would encourage his colleagues at The Commission to approve the deal. “This is a unique opportunity to speed up the deployment of 5G throughout the United States and bring much faster mobile broadband to rural Americans…

With the Department of Justice giving its ascent to the long-awaited Sprint and T-Mobile merger last Friday, the deal looks set to complete, once it gains formal approval from the Federal Communications Commission. FCC chairman Ajit Pai has already come out in support of the deal, saying that he would encourage his colleagues at The Commission to approve the deal. “This is a unique opportunity to speed up the deployment of 5G throughout the United States and bring much faster mobile broadband to rural Americans…

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