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T-Mobile, Sprint argue over state AGs’ lawsuit financing as EFF comes out against merger

Last week was big for T-Mobile and Sprint, as their merger got approval from the Department of Justice. There’s still another big hurdle for the deal to clear before it can close, though: a lawsuit from┬áseveral state attorneys general. T-Mobile this week asked a judge to force the suing state AGs to share communications related to their lawsuit and reveal who’s financing it. This hints that T-Mo and Sprint could try to fight the lawsuit … [read full article]

Justice Department reportedly trying to get state AGs to support T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger

We recently heard rumors say that the Justice Department could announce its approval of the T-Mobile-Sprint merger mid-week, but now it looks like it’s not going to happen. A new report has shed some light on why that announcement may not have come yet. The Justice Department is in talks with some of the state attorneys general who filed a lawsuit to block T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger. According to the Wall Street Journal, the Justice Department … [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]