Sprint, T-Mobile Tell Court Merger Will Benefit Consumers

Law360 (July 10, 2019, 5:36 PM EDT) -- T-Mobile and Sprint's plan to merge into a single $56 billion mobile behemoth will make things better for consumers across the country, the companies told a New York federal judge in response to a challenge mounted by more than a dozen states.

The mobile giants both responded Tuesday to the claims laid out by New York, California and a dozen other states that say combining the third- and fourth-largest mobile carriers in the U.S. into a single company would concentrate the industry enough to violate antitrust law.

The states' argument that the tie-up could curb competition in the mobile industry "gets...

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