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Open letter signed by 24 entities sent to FCC against T-Mobile, Sprint merger

Friday 19 April 2019 | 11:48 CET | News
The Communications Workers of America (CWA) has delivered a petition to the FCC along with many other public interest groups and more than 60,000 signatures, opposing the merger of the T-Mobile and Sprint. The parties say the merger will cost jobs, and lead to less competition and higher prices for customers. CWA noted that the merger would particularly harm low-income consumers, communities of colour and people in rural areas.

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