T-Mobile-Sprint merger one small step closer to closing

Besides requiring federal agencies like the FCC and DOJ to approve the T-Mobile-Sprint merger, 19 local state public utility commissions must sign off on the deal as well. 16 have given their thumbs up following the deal's approval by the New York Public Service Commission.
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3 Comments

1. Venom

Posts: 2688; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

I don't think it matters either way. Might as well just merge them considering that Sprint is losing subscribers left and right. They won't be around much longer if they don't merge.

2. tempdogg74

Posts: 131; Member since: Jan 04, 2009

Once T Mobile x out all Sprint plans and raise the prices I'm out.

3. Seatech21

Posts: 44; Member since: Jan 01, 2018

Sprint is a sinking ship. The writing was on the wall. This merger is a good thing because Sprint has hordes of valuable low band-mid band spectrum they can utilize for 5G. Sprint has the largest portfolio of mid band spectrum in the world. That is a fact! Now that T-Mobile is buying them they will have the capital to deploy those assets. Between that and the Nationwide 600 T-Mobile bought T-Mobile's Network in 5 years is going to be interesting. In 5 years T-Mobile will definitely be nipping on AT& t's heels.