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Sprint Gains on Report T-Mobile U.S. Has Asset Buyers to Win DoJ Merger Approval

Martin Baccardax

, has lined up buyers for assets that would help win Department of Justice approval for the $26 billion deal. have made the shortlist of buyers, Bloomberg News reported Wednesday, citing sources that said anti-trust officials would prefer cable company buyers for the assets in order to increase sector competition. The asset sales would follow plans to get rid of Boost Mobile, a pre-paid wireless brand, in order to get support for the tie-up from the Federal Communications Commission.