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By Tali Arbel, Associated Press
This brings the companies closer to creating a new wireless giant on par with AT&T and Verizon in size.
Research suggests the U.S. could begin to rein in its yawning wealth gap by vigorously cracking down on anti-competitive behavior in the marketplace.
By Amitrajeet A. Batabyal, The Conversation
In our news wrap Tuesday, thousands of Palestinians took to the streets in the West Bank and Gaza to protest President Trump’s Middle East peace plan. Mahmoud Abbas, president of the Palestinian Authority, condemned the proposal to the United Nations…
Once that happens, the number of major U.S. wireless companies would shrink from four to three.
By Tali Arbel, Mae Anderson, 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.
Ajit Pai said he agreed to back the deal because the two companies had promised the government they would take steps to expand mobile internet access in rural areas and help the rollout of 5G.
By Marcy Gordon, Tali Arbel, Associated Press
Although T-Mobile says it won't raise prices for three years, Rep. Frank Pallone, D-N.J., chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, said he isn't sure that Trump administration regulators are willing to hold T-Mobile to that promise.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Wednesday, President-elect Donald Trump announced new jobs coming to the U.S. from telecom giant Sprint and satellite firm OneWeb. Speaking late in the afternoon at his Mar-a-Lago resort, Mr. Trump said it’s all part of a…
By Josh Boak and Tali Arbel, Associated Press
After meeting with Donald Trump on Tuesday, Japanese tech billionaire Masayoshi Son said he will invest $50 billion in the United States and would “commit” to creating 50,000 new jobs.
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