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Dept of Justice & FBI seek time to examine T-Mobile USA & MetroPCS deal

0. phoneArena posted on 29 Nov 2012, 00:14

The Justice Department along with the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security have asked the FCC to defer action...

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posted on 29 Nov 2012, 00:39 4

1. Izzy_V (Posts: 216; Member since: 07 Jul 2012)

Really want to see the merge happen.

posted on 29 Nov 2012, 01:16

3. richardyarrell2011 (banned) (Posts: 510; Member since: 16 Mar 2011)

Merger will be fine.

posted on 29 Nov 2012, 00:48 1

2. meowcenary (Posts: 187; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)

So Germany our ally might not be up and up? I guess the DOJ and DHS thinks the Bundesnachrichtendienst and Militärischer Abschirmdiens might use our communications infrastructure for acts of terrorism, or intelligence.

Anyway I hope T-mobile and MetroPCS is a go.....

posted on 29 Nov 2012, 02:15 2

5. Maxwell.R (Posts: 217; Member since: 20 Sep 2012)

The practice really has nothing to do with allies or not. It has to do with the potential of direct control by a foreign government. Since T-Mobile USA is not also a telephone company or Tier 1 ISP, there will not be much concern generated...unless the FBI or DOJ find something funky.

posted on 29 Nov 2012, 01:19

4. mydi.maus (unregistered)

ok t mobile and metro,.work your magic!

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