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Why Merger Talks between Sprint and T-Mobile Restarted

Andrew Smith
Why Merger Talks between Sprint and T-Mobile Restarted

America’s third- and fourth-largest wireless service providers, T-Mobile (TMUS) and Sprint (S), have restarted their merger discussions for the third time in four years. The two companies weren’t able to find mutually agreeable terms when the previous merger discussions collapsed late last year. According to an article by the Wall Street Journal, “The latest discussions come just five months after a previous courtship ended largely over who would control the combined business.” The article also stated, “It is unclear what terms Sprint and T-Mobile are considering, and it is possible, as before, that they could fail to reach an agreement.