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US: FCC accuses Sprint of improperly collecting subsidies

The Federal Communications Commission says Sprint is defrauding its Lifeline program, which subsidizes phone and broadband service for the poor. The agency...
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US: FCC approves Nexstar $4.1B buy of Tribune Media

The FCC has voted to approve Nexstar’s $4.1 billion takeover of Tribune Media, paving the way for Nexstar to become the nation’s...

US: DOJ’s Delrahim met with FCC’s Pai to talk T-Mobile-Sprint merger

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai and Justice Department (DOJ) antitrust chief Makan Delrahim allegedly met last Friday, June 7, to discuss the...

US: Three states join AG group probing Sprint and T-Mobile deal

The attorneys general of Arizona, Michigan, and Pennsylvania have joined a group of states probing T-Mobile’s plan to buy rival Sprint for US$26 billion,...

US: DOJ leans against approving T-Mobile’s takeover of Sprint

Two federal agencies reviewing the US$26 billion Sprint/T-Mobile deal appear split in their thinking about the transaction. The US Department of Justice (DOJ) is...

US: FCC chairman backs T-Mobile, Sprint merger

The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) says he plans to recommend the agency approve the US$26.5 billion merger of wireless carriers T-Mobile...

FTC Hearing on Broadband

April 2019 FTC Hearing on Broadband By Steven P. Vaughn (McDermott Will & Emery)1 The tenth of the FTC’s Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in...

US: FCC refused to allow Securus Technologies to buy Inmate Calling...

Two inmate calling service companies agreed to drop a merger bid after US regulators recommended blocking the deal because of significant competitive concerns, the...

US: DoJ “open” to T-Mobile 5G argument for Sprint merger

T-Mobile US's proposed merger with Sprint may be getting closer to approval from the US Department of Justice (DOJ). According to a report from...

US: FCC halts T-Mobile, Sprint merger review

The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday halted its review of a $26 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint after the companies submitted new information...

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