Several state attorneys general are set to file a lawsuit seeking to block T-Mobile’s proposed takeover of Sprint on antitrust grounds. The effort, led by New York AG Letitia James, represents the latest headache for the carriers as they seek to unite and do battle with AT&T and Verizon. Even if the Justice Department eventually gives the deal its blessing, a federal judge could side with the states and prevent the merger. Read More
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The phone hasn’t even been out for six months, yet we’re already seeing crazy deals on the Galaxy S10 family. Costco is currently running a sale on the Tmo variant of the 128GB S10, allowing you to get one for just $599.99. That’s a pretty good buy.
Being the biggest name in Android phones, the latest in the Galaxy S series needs no introduction. It packs the best hardware available, including the beautiful display — it’s a smoking fast device with excellent camera performance. Read More
T-Mobile is rebranding its service plan offerings away from T-Mobile ONE to Magenta. Starting from June 2, those who sign onto a new basic plan will get a mobile hotspot boost while existing customers will have to endure major shifts to the Netflix on Us program. The self-titled “Un-carrier” is also trying to round up switchers onto the new plan by letting them carry over whatever service rate discounts they have. Read More
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Just days after the FCC came out in favor of the T-Mobile-Sprint merger that has been brewing for the past several years, the U.S. Department of Justice has thrown a wrench in the works. Sources familiar with the matter tell Reuters that the Antitrust Division of the DOJ has recommended that the agency file suit in order to block T-Mobile’s proposed $26 billion merger deal with Sprint, setting up a potential clash between the DOJ and the FCC.
As Reuters notes, the decision on whether or not to follow through with the Antitrust Division’s recommendation lies in the hands of political appointees within the department and should be made in about a month.