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T-Mobile, Sprint Say DOJ Merger View Deserves Proper Weight (1)

Jan. 14, 2020, 2:17 AM

T-Mobile US Inc. and Sprint Corp. asked a federal judge to give “proper weight” to the Trump administration’s approval of their $26.5 billion merger, saying a group of states that sued to block the deal didn’t impartially consider the wireless companies’ plan for preserving competition in the industry.

The states sued a month before T-Mobile and Sprint were required to sell assets to Dish Network Corp. to set up a new wireless competitor and, after learning of the plan, publicly declared it was inadequate “before it was even finalized,” the companies said in filing Monday in federal court in Manhattan....

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