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The Communications Workers of America filed an ex parte summary of an April 11 meeting with FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel and FCC staffer Umair Javed about the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger. As CWA staff and attorneys explained in their presentation, summarized here, the merger as presently constructed remains anti-competitive, harmful to workers, and against the public interest.
The Communications Workers of America today announced that it had filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission assessing February 21 and March 6 filings submitted by T-Mobile and Sprint on behalf of their proposed merger.
In states across the country, lawmakers, Attorneys General, regulators, and community leaders are expressing concern about the effects of the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger.
A diverse array of concerned companies, consumer organizations, labor unions, and industry associations today announced the formation of the 4Competition Coalition, a new alliance to tell policymakers that the Sprint/T-Mobile merger as currently proposed must be blocked.
A new article provides more disturbing reminders how the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger could result in the closure of thousands of retail stores and the elimination of 30,000 jobs nationwide.
The Communications Workers of America (CWA) filed comments to the FCC analyzing the November econometric study submitted by Cornerstone Research on behalf of T-Mobile and Sprint's proposed merger.
The Communications Workers of America's November 28th presentation to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) about the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger refutes the companies' justifications for the merger and details the overwhelming evidence demonstrating that the merger should be rejected as currently constructed.
Washington, DC — The news that the FCC has scheduled a December 4th filing date for comments responding to a new economic argument detailed by T-Mobile may be a bad sign for the merger prospects, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) said today.

Washington, DC — While some observers have been speculating about rising odds that the government will approve the proposed T-Mobile and Sprint merger, several of the leading analysts in the telecom sector aren't buying the hype. After reviewing the range of filings and arguments to the FCC, Craig Moffett of MoffettNathanson and Blair Levin of New Street Research are more skeptical - each putting the odds at 50/50 or below. See relevant analyses below:

The Communications Workers of America (CWA) today submitted new comments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger. The new filing assesses the companies' insufficient responses to CWA's initial comments to the FCC and finds that T-Mobile and Sprint have failed to show that there would be verifiable, merger-related public interest benefits that would outweigh the substantial harm the deal would cause to working people and consumers.