Sprint, C Spire Defend Suits Against AT&T's T-Mobile Buy

Law360, New York (October 7, 2011, 6:04 PM EDT) -- Sprint Nextel Corp. and C Spire Wireless Inc. urged a federal judge on Friday not to dismiss their lawsuits seeking to block AT&T Inc.'s proposed $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA Inc., reasserting their opposition to a merger they deem anti-competitive.

The companies' response to a dismissal motion lodged by AT&T on Sept. 30 is the latest development in the legal battle over the telecom giant's bid for T-Mobile and its potential competitive impact on the nearly $250 billion U.S. wireless market.

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