The deal comes despite fears of higher prices and job cuts, in a settlement that would create three giant U.S. cellphone companies.
By Tali Arbel, Marcy Gordon, Associated Press
The group of state attorneys general who filed the federal lawsuit said the promised benefits, such as better networks in rural areas and faster service overall, cannot be verified, while eliminating a major wireless company will immediately harm consumers.
By Tali Arbel, Mae Anderson, Associated Press
To gain approval for their $26.5 billion merger agreement, T-Mobile and Sprint aim to convince antitrust regulators that there is plenty of competition for wireless service beyond Verizon and AT&T.
By Tali Arbel, Stan Choe, Associated Press
As the Federal Communications Commission takes up a formal proposal to reverse the Obama-era Open Internet Order, a key question consumers and policymakers alike are asking is: What difference do these rules make?…
By David Choffnes, The Conversation
By PBS NewsHour
Longstanding rules that prevented an individual or company from owning broadcast stations and newspapers in the same local market have been abandoned by the FCC. The sweeping changes come amid wider transformations in the media and digital landscape, and have…
President Donald Trump is renewing his feud with NBC News, and this time he's raising the possibility of challenging broadcasting licensing for broadcast outlets.
Support Provided By: Learn more
Educate your inbox
Subscribe to Here’s the Deal, our politics newsletter for analysis you won’t find anywhere else.