• New York gives up; state won't appeal decision in favor of T-Mobile merger

    1 month ago - By Phone Arena

    Last week, when Judge Vincent Marrero ruled against 13 state attorneys general and the AG of Washington D.C. The states and the District of Columbia had filed a lawsuit in an attempt to get the merger blocked; the plaintiffs feared that with the loss of Sprint and the resulting 25% drop in major U.S. carriers, the pricing for wireless service would shoot up. While T-Mobile celebrated the decision, there are still a couple of hurdles that the deal must clear. And the states could appeal Judge Marrero's decision.
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  • New York AG Rules out Appeal of T-Mobile+Sprint Merger Decision

    New York AG Rules out Appeal of T-Mobile+Sprint Merger Decision

    1 month ago - By Phone Scoop

    New York State Attorney General Letitia James issued the following statement today regarding the recent court decision to allow the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint: "After a thorough analysis, New York has decided not to move forward with an appeal in this case." The merger is now expected to proceed quickly. T-Mobile claims the merger may close as soon as April 1st.
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