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FCC clears T-Mobile, Sprint merger after deal to expand broadband coverage

Wednesday 6 November 2019 | 08:42 CET | News
The Federal Communications Commission has confirmed its approval for T-Mobile US's takeover of Sprint, merging the third and fourth largest mobile operators in the US. The approval order comes with a number of conditions, including commitments to expand broadband coverage in the US. 

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