AT&T, Sprint Settle '5GE' False Advertising Suit

By Anne Cullen (April 22, 2019, 3:41 PM EDT) -- Sprint and AT&T said Monday they have agreed to settle Sprint's lawsuit seeking to stop AT&T from continuing to advertise its upgraded fourth-generation service as "5G Evolution" or "5GE."

"The parties have amicably resolved this matter," a representative for AT&T Inc. said in an emailed statement. Aside from a similar short statement from Sprint Corp., the carriers declined to give any details on the terms of their agreement, but a source told Law360 that AT&T will continue to use "5G Evolution" in its ads and marketing.

The companies were due in New York federal court Monday morning to hash out whether...

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