T-Mobile steps up lobbying over Sprint merger, promises not to raise rates

T-Mobile CEO John Legere, in a letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai yesterday, promised not to increase consumer plan prices for three years if the company’s proposed merger with Sprint is approved. Legere said the combined company will offer “the same or better” rates as either wireless carrier currently does today. T-Mobile and Sprint have said it will take around three years to fully combine their networks. The merger is a $26 billion deal that would shrink the nation’s major wireless competition from four different providers to three, including AT&T and Verizon. The merger was proposed last April and is working its way through the government for review until regulatory authorities like the FCC and the Justice Department decide whether to... Continue reading…

T-Mobile promises not to raise prices for 3 years if Sprint merger is approved

T-Mobile CEO John Legere told the FCC the wireless provider will not raise prices for three years if its $59 billion merger with Sprint is approved.        

Tue 5 Feb 19 from USA today

T-Mobile pledges three-year price clampdown if merger is approved

T-Mobile US Inc told the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Monday it would not increase prices for three years, with few exceptions, if it gets approval to buy rival Sprint Corp for ...

Mon 4 Feb 19 from Reuters Technology

Former FCC commissioner advises T-Mobile-Sprint on $26 billion merger - CNET

Democrat Mignon Clyburn, well known for championing consumer issues, says the combined company will bring affordable 5G to underserved communities.

Mon 4 Feb 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

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