• Senate Democrats urge regulators to put kibosh on T-Mobile-Sprint merger - CNET

    7 days ago - By CNET

    The $26 billion merger would reduce the number of nationwide wireless players from four to three.
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  • T-Mobile and Sprint stay quiet on DACA as merger deal sits in review

    T-Mobile and Sprint stay quiet on DACA as merger deal sits in review

    7 days ago - By The Verge

    Yesterday, over 100 executives, including many from the US's most influential tech companies, signed onto a letter urging congressional leaders to protect Dreamers. The coalition argued that losing Dreamer protections would cost the US economy $350 billion in GDP and $90 billion in tax revenue.
    “These are our friends, neighbors, and coworkers,” the letter reads, “and they should not have to wait for court cases to be decided to determine their fate when Congress can act now.”
    “These are our friends, neighbors, and coworkers...”
    The letter drew support from nearly every major figure in the...
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  • Top Democrats want to kill the T-Mobile-Sprint merger

    Top Democrats want to kill the T-Mobile-Sprint merger

    7 days ago - By The Verge

    Today, a group of Democratic senators wrote to officials at the Federal Communications Commission and the Department of Justice, asking that they strike down a proposed merger deal between T-Mobile and Sprint. Sen. Richard Blumenthal led eight of his colleagues in the letters, which are addressed to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and DOJ antitrust chief Makan Delrahim .
    “Our enforcement officials are the last line of defense preventing reconsolidation of our telecommunications markets at the expense of American consumers,” the senators wrote. “We urge you to act to prevent this dangerous merger...
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