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The FCC approves T-Mobile-Sprint deal in party-line vote

Oct. 16, 2019 3:14 PM EDT

The Federal Communications Commission has approved the $26.5 billion combination of Sprint and T-Mobile on a 3-2 party-line vote. The wireless merger still faces opposition from a coalition of state attorneys general, who argue the deal is bad for competition. The companies won't merge while litigation persists....

Court: FCC can dump net neutrality, but can't bar state laws

Oct. 1, 2019 4:14 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal court has cleared the way for state and local governments to bar internet providers from favoring some services over others, even as the court affirmed the Federal Communications Commission's right to dump national rules. Even so, legal experts say state and local efforts will...

Sprint accused of taking millions

Sep. 25, 2019 5:08 PM EDT

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — The federal government has accused Sprint Corp. of failing to provide service to low-income subscribers after accepting millions of dollars in subsidies to do so. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said Tuesday he's asked the agency's enforcement bureau to...