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Colorado leaves T-Mobile-Sprint merger lawsuit after reaching agreements with Dish and T-Mo

Following Mississippi’s recent decision to come out in support of T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger after originally being included in the lawsuit against it, another state has now flipped sides. Colorado has dropped out of the multi-state lawsuit seeking to block the T-Mobile-Sprint merger after coming to new agreements with Dish Network and T-Mobile. If Dish and T-Mo fail to meet the agreements, they’ll have to pay up to a total of $100 million. Under the … [read full article]

Pennsylvania is the 18th state to join the lawsuit against T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger

Another state has joined the lawsuit that aims to block T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger. Pennsylvania is the 18th state to come out against the T-Mobile-Sprint deal. Here’s what Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro had to say about the merger: “All Pennsylvanians deserve access to affordable, reliable wireless service, and as Attorney General, I am committed to protecting that access. The merger between T-Mobile and Sprint would severely undermine competition in the telecommunications sector, which would hurt … [read full article]

New York City files lawsuit against T-Mobile for ‘rampant’ sales abuse of Metro customers

T-Mobile has been hit with a lawsuit from New York City. The lawsuit, filed this week, alleges that T-Mobile has engaged in “rampant” sales abuse of customers through its prepaid Metro by T-Mobile brand. New York City’s complaint says that it’s identified more than 2,200 violations by T-Mo spread through 56 stores in all five boroughs, including both authorized dealers and stores run by T-Mobile’s MetroPCS NY unit. The complaint goes on to say that … [read full article]

Illinois’ Kwame Raoul becomes 17th state AG to join lawsuit against T-Mobile and Sprint merger

The lawsuit from several state attorneys general attempting to block the T-Mobile and Sprint merger has another member. Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul is the latest state AG to come out against the T-Mobile-Sprint merger. He’s the 17th state AG to join the lawsuit, which also includes California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nevada, New York, Oregon, Texas, Virginia, Washington D.C., and Wisconsin. “This merger would significantly decrease competition for mobile wireless telecommunications … [read full article]

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]