Watchdogs Urged To Block Rumored Sprint, T-Mobile Deal

Law360, New York (January 7, 2014, 7:09 PM EST) -- The American Antitrust Institute on Tuesday urged the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Communications Commission to block a rumored tie-up between Sprint Corp. and rival T-Mobile USA Inc., worrying that a merger could thwart the already-limited competition in the wireless sector.

The antitrust advocacy group wrote to DOJ antitrust Chief Bill Baer and FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler to urge them to challenge any effort to combine the two telecommunications providers, saying that a deal would put an end to the competition that sprung up after...
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