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[$$] T-Mobile Continues to Poach Customers, Push Sprint Merger

T-Mobile US Inc. Chief John Legere said his company still expects to seal its merger deal with rival Sprint Corp. in the first half of this year. The pronouncement came as T-Mobile continued to poach rivals’ customers, enhancing its bottom line. The company in January reported a net gain of 1 million postpaid phone customers in the fourth quarter, topping rivals like Verizon Communications Inc., which added 653,000 of those connections.