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U.S. judge hears closing arguments in T-Mobile-Sprint merger trial

U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp are expected to urge a federal judge on Wednesday to let them proceed with their $26.5 billion merger, as a group of states argues the deal violates federal antitrust laws......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 15th, 2020

U.S. judge hears closing arguments in T-Mobile-Sprint merger trial

U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp are expected to urge a federal judge on Wednesday to let them proceed with their $26.5 billion merger, as a group of states argues the deal violates federal antitrust laws......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 15th, 2020

Sprint/T-Mobile merger clears last major hurdle

A federal judge has ruled in favor of a merger of Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc. Judge Victor Marrero rejected arguments brought by 14 attorneys general seeking to block the deal on antitrust grounds. T-Mobile (Nasdaq: TMUS) and Sprint (NYSE: S) .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 11th, 2020

T-Mobile"s fate with judge after last arguments in Sprint trial

T-Mobile US Inc.’s bid to buy wireless rival Sprint Corp. is in a judge’s hands after the companies made their final plea for him to reject a state lawsuit seeking to block the deal......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 15th, 2020

T-Mobile"s fate with judge after last arguments in Sprint trial

T-Mobile US Inc.’s bid to buy wireless rival Sprint Corp. is in a judge’s hands after the companies made their final plea for him to reject a state lawsuit seeking to block the deal......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 15th, 2020

Sprint CEO lays out possible T-Mobile merger timeline

With closing arguments expected next week in the antitrust lawsuit brought by 14 attorneys general, Sprint Corp. CEO Michel Combes laid out a possible timeline for a decision on its pending merger with T-Mobile US Inc., according to a Securities and E.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 8th, 2020

Judge expresses skepticism about key AGs’ claim in Sprint/T-Mobile trial

The federal judge who will rule on an antitrust lawsuit from attorneys general says he’s skeptical that Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc. would raise prices after their proposed merger unless it also came with better service. U.S. District Judge V.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 13th, 2019

T-Mobile makes opening arguments for merger to the court of public opinion

With a legal challenge to the T-Mobile/Sprint merger going to trial in a month, the executives who would lead New T-Mobile took their case to consumers on Thursday. T-Mobile US Inc. CEO John Legere and Chief Operating Officer Mike Sievert — both of wh.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 7th, 2019

Texas joins group of state fighting Sprint/T-Mobile merger in court

A group of state attorneys general opposed to the merger of Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc. grew on Thursday. The legal battle also got a bit longer as a federal judge backed a request by the states to move a trial back from October to December.  .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 1st, 2019

AGs suing to block Sprint-T-Mobile merger seek trial date extension

The group of 14 attorneys general suing to block the merger between Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc. filed a letter Monday with the federal judge seeking to extend the Oct. 7 trial date, the Business Journal has learned. The 13 states — including.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 16th, 2019

State AGs fighting T-Mobile, Sprint merger say October trial may not be possible

An attorney for the state attorneys general who filed a lawsuit in hopes of stopping T-Mobile's $26 billion merger with Sprint told the judge on Monday that an Oct. 7 trial may not be possible......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 15th, 2019

The deal is done: Sprint, T-Mobile clear last major hurdles

The final roadblocks preventing the merger between T-Mobile US Inc. and Sprint Corp. were eliminated Wednesday after an administrative law judge with the California Public Utilities Commission recommended approval. Until the CPUC votes on the recom.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 12th, 2020

T-Mobile judge didn’t buy state claims of antitrust harm

The federal judge who blessed T-Mobile US Inc.’s merger with Sprint Corp. said a group of state attorneys general didn’t persuade him that the $26.5 billion deal would have disastrous consequences... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 19th, 2020

New York drops fight against T-Mobile-Sprint merger

New York has dropped its fight against the $40 billion merger of U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp, saying the state would not appeal a judge's approval of the deal. Ciara Lee reports.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersFeb 17th, 2020

New York AG won"t keep fighting T-Mobile merger with Sprint

Now that a federal judge has removed one of the few remaining obstacles to T-Mobile's merger with Sprint, resistance to the move appears to be fading. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 17th, 2020

New York drops fight against T-Mobile-Sprint merger

New York on Sunday dropped its fight against the $40 billion merger of U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp , saying the state would not appeal a judge's approval of the deal......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 16th, 2020

New York attorney general will not appeal T-Mobile-Sprint merger ruling

New York Attorney General Letitia James said on Sunday the state will not appeal a judge's approval of the $40 billion merger between U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp ......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 16th, 2020

Sprint/T-Mobile ruling cites Dish"s potential to be a "maverick’ for wireless

Charlie Ergen's longtime desire to enter the wireless market is coming true after a federal judge in New York cleared the last big hurdle for the Sprint/T-Mobile merger......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 12th, 2020

Key Words: The judge who cleared the T-Mobile-Sprint merger says he relied on witness demeanor and not numbers to make his decision

District Judge Victor Marrero says he looked at demeanor, rather than numbers, to decide whether the T-Mobile-Sprint merger was anticompetitive......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 12th, 2020

SoftBank Shares Jump 13% Ahead Of Quarterly Earnings Report, Follow Sprint, T-Mobile Merger News

The shares of SoftBank Group Corporation (OTC: SFTBY) surged in early Wednesday trade in Tokyo as a United States judge approved the merger of its troubled telecommunications carr.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaFeb 11th, 2020

SoftBank Shares Jump 13% Ahead Of Quarterly Earnings Report, Follow Sprint, T-Mobile Merger News

The shares of SoftBank Group Corporation (OTC: SFTBY) surged in early Wednesday trade in Tokyo as a United States judge approved the merger of its troubled telecom read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 11th, 2020