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T-Mobile and Sprint make promises to clinch FCC's merger approval

T-Mobile and Sprint make promises to clinch FCC's merger approval

T-Mobile and Sprint are still determined to secure a merger , and they've just made a fresh round of promises to win regulators' hearts. The carriers have made new commitments to the FCC that would guarantee wider access to high-speed mobile internet and home broadband, not to mention address concerns about a lack of competition. They've vowed to deploy 5G service that covers 97 percent of the US population within three years of an approved merger, and 99 percent in six years. About 90 percent of Americans would have mobile internet at speeds of "at least" 100Mbps, while 99 percent would have speeds of 50Mbps or more.