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T-Mobile believes pandemic behind delay of promise to hire more employees

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When it was still trying to get its Sprint merger plans approved, T-Mobile promised that it would be adding more jobs to the company. This was one of the major concerns people had with the merger since they worried it would lead to job loss. But T-Mobile promised that they would add 11,000 jobs by 2024.   “This merger is all about creating new, high-quality, high-paying jobs, and the New T-Mobile will be jobs-positive from Day One … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO John Legere and Sprint’s Marcelo Claure talk up merger in front of Senate antitrust subcommittee

As part of their effort to get make the T-Mobile and Sprint merger happen, T-Mo CEO John Legere and Sprint Executive Chairman Marcelo Claure today testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s antitrust panel. The panel included Senator Mike Lee [R-UT], Senator Amy Klobuchar [D-MN], and Senator Richard Blumenthal [D-CT]. Legere and Claure made 5G a focus of their arguments in favor of the merger. Both executives stressed how important it is for the … [read full article]

U.S. Senate committee sets date for hearing on T-Mobile-Sprint merger

T-Mobile and Sprint may have struck a merger deal, but the agreement will need regulatory approval before it’s allowed to happen. Part of that process will happen next month. A U.S. Senate committee will hold a hearing on T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger on June 27th. Officials have told Reuters that it’s likely that T-Mobile CEO John Legere and Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure will testify. The hearing was announced by Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT) and … [read full article]