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DoJ wants T-Mobile, Sprint to create new competitor for merger approval - report

Thursday 30 May 2019 | 08:46 CET | News
US Justice Department officials want T-Mobile US and Sprint to lay the groundwork for a new mobile operator, with its own network, as a condition to clearing their merger, a person familiar with matter told Bloomberg. This would provide a new competitor in the market after the third- and fourth-largest players merge. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Boost Mobile / FCC / Sprint / T-Mobile US
Countries: United States
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