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Sprint, T-Mobile Deal Faces Third Round of Congressional Hearings

March 11, 2019, 6:59 PM

Executives for T-Mobile U.S. Inc. and Sprint Corp. will confront more questioning from lawmakers over their $26 billion merger as opponents of the deal continue to urge regulators to block it.

T-Mobile’s CEO John Legere and Sprint’s executive chairman Marcelo Claure face the Democratic-controlled House subcommittee on antitrust March 12, which is now led by David Cicilline (D-R.I), a critic of the deal.

The March 12 hearing marks the third time Legere and Claure will have to defend their merger before Congress. Since the deal’s April announcement, the Senate Judiciary’s antitrust panel and the House Energy Committee have convened similar...

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