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T-Mobile and Sprint rumored to have started early settlement talks with state AGs

As more states join the lawsuit to block T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger, the two carriers have reportedly started settlement talks with the state attorneys general. A new rumor says that T-Mobile and Sprint have started investigating a possible settlement with the state AGs involved in the lawsuit, and it’s said that ideas are being tossed around both internally and with the AGs. Fox Business claims that these negotiations are just beginning and that the two sides are … [read full article]

Oregon is the latest state to join lawsuit to block the T-Mobile, Sprint merger

Another state attorney general has joined the lawsuit to block the T-Mobile and Sprint merger. Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum is the 16th attorney general to join the lawsuit. “It’s important that Oregon join other states in opposing the Sprint-T-Mobile merger,” said Rosenblum. “If left unchallenged, the current plan will result in reduced access to affordable wireless service in Oregon — and higher prices. Neither is acceptable.” The lawsuit also includes attorneys general from California, Colorado, … [read full article]

Texas joining states’ lawsuit to block the T-Mobile-Sprint merger

The states’ lawsuit to block T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger gained another member today. Texas state attorney general Ken Paxton has announced that he is joining the group of states that have sued to block the T-Mobile-Sprint merger. Paxton is the 15th state attorney general to get involved in the lawsuit, joining AGs from California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nevada, New York, Virginia, Wisconsin, and Washington D.C. Here’s what Paxton had to say … [read full article]

State attorneys general seeking delay of T-Mobile-Sprint merger trial

The proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint is facing a lawsuit from 13 states and the District of Columbia, and the trial between the two sides was set to begin on October 7th. Now the state attorneys general have asked for that date to be pushed back. Glenn Pomerantz, an attorney for the state AGs, sent a letter to Judge Victor Marrero this week seeking a delay in the October 7th trial date because the states … [read full article]

New York Attorney General and nine other states file lawsuit to block T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger

Just as the rumors suggested, a group of state attorneys general have filed a lawsuit to block the proposed T-Mobile-Sprint merger. New York Attorney General Letitia James announced the lawsuit today, which also includes state attorneys general from California, Colorado, Connecticut, Washington D.C., Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Virginia, and Wisconsin. The complaint has been filed in the state of New York. In their lawsuit, this group of state attorneys general argue that if T-Mobile … [read full article]

A group of state attorneys general will reportedly sue to block T-Mobile-Sprint merger

As we reportedly near a government decision on T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger, the deal is facing opposition from some states. A group of at least 10 state attorneys general are planning to file a lawsuit to try and block T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger. New York state’s attorney general is leading the lawsuit, sources tell Reuters, and the lawsuit is expected to be filed in New York. The New York state attorney general has a … [read full article]

T-Mobile hit with lawsuit for allegedly letting hackers port man’s phone number and take his cryptocurrency

Days after T-Mobile began sending texts to customers urging them to add port validation security to their accounts, news has come out that a man is suing T-Mobile over an issue related to porting. Carlos Tapang is suing T-Mobile for allegedly allowing strangers to port his phone number and then steal his Bitcoin. Tapang claims that on November 7, 2017, someone contacted T-Mobile to port his phone number to AT&T and that T-Mo did so, despite … [read full article]

T-Mobile wins ‘Tappy’ lawsuit against Huawei

Remember when T-Mobile sued Huawei for allegedly stealing T-Mo’s phone-testing robot tech? Nearly three years after we first learned of the lawsuit, a ruling has been reached. A jury has ruled in T-Mobile’s favor in its lawsuit against Huawei. The trial kicked off in late April and the jury began deliberating on Monday this week, with a verdict coming Wednesday. The jury awarded T-Mobile $4.8 million, which is quite a bit less than the … [read full article]

U.S. labor board rules T-Mobile policies are illegal

According to a number of reports yesterday, T-Mobile has been found guilty of violating some U.S. labor laws. According to the Labor Board, T-Mobile’s policies illegally restrict employees from organizing and discussing workplace issues like wages. As reported by Reuters: NLRB Judge Christine Dibble said in an order on Wednesday that several provisions in T-Mobile’s employee handbook, code of conduct, confidentiality agreement and form asking employee’s to comply with unlawful work rules were … [read full article]

FTC and T-Mobile in settlement talks over premium service charge lawsuit

T-Mobile and the FTC are in talks to settle a lawsuit which alleges the carrier added unauthorized charged to customer phone bills. Both sides asked for the lawsuit to be put on hold for 90 days while they work on a deal which suits both parties. “The parties are engaged in substantive settlement talks that they believe would resolve this matter and eliminate the need for further litigation,” lawyers for T-Mobile and the … [read full article]