Sprint Sues AT&T Over Misleading Consumers With 5Ge Icon

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Sprint has filed a suit in federal court against AT&T, claiming their 5Ge icon that is showing up on iPhones and Android devices is misleading. In the suit, Sprint used survey data to suggest that consumers believe that AT&T’s 5Ge icon makes their network the same as or better than true 5G. Further survey data … Read moreSprint Sues AT&T Over Misleading Consumers With 5Ge Icon

T-Mobile and Sprint Receive Key Approvals in Proposed Merger

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The proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint got key approvals yesterday here in the United States.  The U.S. Department of Justice, Department of Defense, and Department of Homeland Security all gave approval for the merger as did Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).  This effectively means that only the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approval … Read moreT-Mobile and Sprint Receive Key Approvals in Proposed Merger

FCC Pausing 180-Day Review Clock of T-Mobile and Sprint Merger

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has stopped the informal 180-day transaction clock on the proposed T-Mobile and Sprint merger.  The companies, who filed their merger plans back in June, largely in part for the need of additional time to review financials that T-Mobile got to the commission last week.

The 180-day transaction clock is an informal thing from the FCC and doesn’t necessarily reflect that the merger will be denied or approved.  It is simply a window that the commission tries to stick with so all parties involved know roughly when a decision will be made on their proposed merger.

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