0
Wireless

Texas joins states lawsuit against T-Mobile, Sprint merger

Friday 2 August 2019 | 12:25 CET | News
The Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that Texas intends to join a coalition of 13 other states, and the District of Columbia, in challenging the proposed merger of Sprint and T-Mobile. The states are going ahead with their case against the merger in the name of consumer interests, despite the federal Department of Justice reaching an agreement with the companies on concessions. 

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Sprint / T-Mobile US
Countries: United States
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Judge opens T-Mobile, Sprint deal with DoJ to comments

Published 15 Jan 2020 10:41 CET | United States
A federal judge who is set to assess the Justice Department's approval of T-Mobile US's plan to buy rival Sprint said he would ...

T-Mobile gets backing from Texas, Nevada for Sprint takeover

Published 26 Nov 2019 09:50 CET | United States
T-Mobile US has won two more states to support its merger with Sprint. The attorneys general of Texas and Nevada each announced ...

Arkansas backs DoJ deal on T-Mobile takeover of Sprint

Published 11 Nov 2019 15:13 CET | United States
The state of Arkansas has agreed to back the US Department of Justice's proposed settlement with T-Mobile US and Sprint to allow ...

Colorado drops opposition to T-Mobile, Sprint deal on jobs, broadband pledge

Published 23 Oct 2019 09:33 CET | United States
The state of Colorado's attorney general has dropped its opposition to T-Mobile US's takeover of Sprint after the companies ...

T-Mobile US employees express Sprint merger concerns to Deutsche Telekom CEO

Published 05 Sep 2019 11:28 CET | United States
In the letter, the employees say they are worried the merger will mean "the loss of American jobs, cuts in wages and commissions, ...

Illinois joins states lawsuit against T-Mobile, Sprint merger

Published 04 Sep 2019 09:27 CET | United States
The state of Illinois is the latest to join the lawsuit against T-Mobile US's takeover of Sprint. This brings the suit to 16 ...

T-Mobile, Sprint start talks with states on merger settlement - report

Published 16 Aug 2019 14:33 CET | United States
T-Mobile US and Sprint have started talks with the states opposed to their merger, in an effort to reach a settlement and avoid ...

Oregon joins states suit against T-Mobile, Sprint merger

Published 13 Aug 2019 07:42 CET | United States
Oregon has become the latest state to join the lawsuit against the merger of T-Mobile US and Sprint. This brings to 16 states ...

T-Mobile wins DoJ approval for Sprint takeover with assets sale to Dish

Published 26 Jul 2019 18:04 CET | United States
America's third- and fourth-largest mobile operators, T-Mobile and Sprint have secured clearance from the Department of Justice ...

Sprint, T-Mobile US merger hit by lawsuit from 10 states, including NY and California

Published 12 Jun 2019 09:23 CET | United States
The merger between Sprint and T-Mobile US has hit a new roadblock, as the attorney generals of New York and California, along ...

New York State gives conditional approval to T-Mobile, Sprint merger

Published 11 Feb 2019 11:18 CET | United States
New York State's Public Service Commission has given its approval to the merger between Sprint and T-Mobile US, saying it will ...