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In new Tunney Act comments filed today with the DoJ Antitrust Division, CWA assessed the Department’s proposed Final Judgment on the T-Mobile/Sprint merger and the announced divestiture deal with DISH.
The Federal Communications Commission today announced that Sprint fraudulently received tens of millions of dollars in federal subsidies by falsely claiming it provided Lifeline service to 885,000 inactive subscribers.
Deutsche Telekom’s twenty-member supervisory board is charged with supervising the management of DT, including its subsidiaries.
A statement from Debbie Goldman, Research and Telecommunications Policy Director for CWA.
Nothing in the announced divestiture deal remedies the concerns about the T-Mobile/Sprint merger being anti-competitive and harmful to both consumers and workers.
CWA also released the following assessment of the announced divestiture deal and implications.
We applaud these Attorneys General for taking decisive action to prevent T-Mobile and Sprint from gaining anti-competitive power at the expense of workers, customers, and communities.
A statement from CWA in response to news that several FCC Commissioners have voiced support for the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger after the companies announced a series of new commitments and conditions.
In a reply brief filed on Friday with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), Communications Workers of America (CWA) District 9 demonstrates that the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger is “not in the public interest and cannot lawfully be approved as structured” and calls on the CPUC to “deny the proposed merger as currently structured.”