Just hours after FCC leader Ajit Pai expressed his support for Sprint and T-Mobile's
The airlines have not worked hard to eliminate the Justice Department's fear, a [source] Bloomberg source said on Monday. Any merger must still clear the rest of the FCC and DOJ's antitrust division.
Sprint and T-Mobile fell for the first time in a $ 26.5 billion merger in April 201
To calm groups like the FCC, Sprint and T-Mobile have already made several concessions. These include the sale of Sprint's Boost Mobile brand, committing to a three-year 5G expansion and avoiding price increases while the network is under construction.
The combined company will still control Metro and Virgin Mobile, leaving Americans with only three national post-paid carriers – possibly fewer in regions where coverage is weak.
During the Trump administration, the Justice Department has fought other megameters, especially AT & T and Time Warner. An appeal court has so far maintained this deal, valued at $ 85.4 billion.