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How T-Mobile and Sprint May Have Shifted the Burden to Regulators

Rachel Gunter
How T-Mobile and Sprint May Have Shifted the Burden to Regulators

The idea of combining T-Mobile (TMUS) and Sprint (S) into a single, more powerful mobile operator has emerged as an issue for several entities, from labor unions to some telecommunications companies who have come out to oppose the merger proposal. Reasons cited for objecting to a T-Mobile–Sprint merger include fears of job losses and reduced competition in the market that could result in higher prices for wireless consumers.