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Sprint Corporation: American telecommunications company
Sprint Corporation is an American telecommunications company that provides wireless services and is an internet service provider, based in Overland Park, Kansas. It is the fourth-largest mobile network operator in the United States and serves 54.5 million customers as of March 2019. The company also offers wireless voice, messaging, and broadband services through its various subsidiaries under the Assurance Wireless, Boost Mobile, and Virgin Mobile, brands, and wholesale access to its wireless networks to mobile virtual network operators. In July 2013, a majority of the company was purchased by the Japanese telecommunications company SoftBank Group Corp., although the remaining shares of the company continue to trade on the New York Stock Exchange. Sprint uses CDMA, EvDO, 4G LTE, and 5G NR networks. Sprint is incorporated in Kansas.

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Sprint tells of business struggles in first day of T-Mobile merger trial

Executives from Sprint Corp testified on Monday that the U.S. wireless carrier has struggled to improve its network, hindering its growth and underscoring the need to merge with larger rival T-Mobile..
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Testimony begins in U.S. states' lawsuit to block T-Mobile/Sprint deal

Witness testimony began Monday over an effort by U.S. state attorneys general to stop T-Mobile U.S. from buying Sprint Corp , in a case that highlights disagreements between federal antitrust..
Reuters - Published

Judge rejects U.S. move to disqualify states' lawyer in T-Mobile/Sprint lawsuit

A federal judge on Thursday rejected a U.S. government effort to disqualify a lawyer arguing for 15 states and the District of Columbia in their effort to block T-Mobile US Inc's planned $26.5 billion..
Reuters - Published

Arkansas joins states backing T-Mobile's deal to buy Sprint

Arkansas has decided to back the U.S> Justice Department's decision to approve a merger of T-Mobile US and Sprint, the third and fourth largest U.S. wireless carriers.
Reuters - Published

FCC approves merger of T-Mobile, Sprint on vote split on party lines: sources

T-Mobile US Inc's proposed $26.5 billion tie-up with Sprint Corp won formal approval from the Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday in a vote split along party lines, two sources told Reuters.
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Sprint probed over U.S. low-income subsidies; shares slide 3.3%

Sprint Corp received tens of millions of dollars in government subsidies for 885,000 low-income subscribers who were not using the service, the Federal Communications Commission said on Tuesday.
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FCC probes Sprint for subsidies for 885,000 subscribers who did not receive service

The Federal Communications Commission said Tuesday Sprint Corp received tens of millions of dollars in monthly government subsidies for 885,000 low-income subscribers who were not using the service and..
Reuters - Published

Sprint loses in Maryland cellphone trafficking appeal

A federal appeals court on Thursday threw out a $26.9 million award in favor of Sprint Corp , in a setback to the company's years-long campaign to stop what it calls cellphone trafficking.
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U.S. state legal chiefs, telecom firms set to crack down on robocalls

Attorneys general from 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia will announce on Thursday they are joining forces with major telecommunications providers, including AT&T Inc, Verizon Communications..
Reuters - Published

State AGs fighting T-Mobile, Sprint merger request new trial date in December

An attorney for a group of 13 state attorneys general who filed a lawsuit in hopes of stopping T-Mobile U.S. Inc's $26 billion merger with Sprint Corp has requested a new trial date for the case.
Reuters - Published

T-Mobile says cost to close merger with Sprint should come down by 10%

T-Mobile US said on Friday that the cost required to acquire smaller rival Sprint will come down by 10 percent from the initial $26.5 billion following the divesture of assets to Dish Network.
Reuters - Published

Sprint, T-Mobile win U.S. antitrust approval for $26 billion merger

T-Mobile US Inc won U.S. antitrust approval for its $26 billion takeover of rival Sprint Corp, the Justice Department said on Friday, clearing a major hurdle to a deal that would merge the nation's..
Reuters - Published

U.S. Justice Department approves $26 billion Sprint, T-Mobile merger

The U.S. Justice Department said on Friday it is approving T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion takeover of rival Sprint Corp, clearing a major hurdle to a deal that would merge the nation's third and fourth..
Reuters - Published

U.S. Department of Justice approves T-Mobile, Sprint tie-up

The U.S. Justice Department said it was greenlighting T-Mobile US Inc's request to acquire rival Sprint Corp after the companies agreed to divest Sprint's prepaid businesses including Boost Mobile to..
Reuters - Published

Four more states join lawsuit to stop T-Mobile-Sprint deal

Four more U.S. states have joined an unusual effort by state attorneys general to stop T-Mobile US Inc's acquisition of Sprint Corp, a New York official said at a court hearing on Friday.
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Apollo in talks to finance Dish Network bid for T-Mobile, Sprint assets - sources

Private equity group Apollo Global Management is in talks with satellite TV provider Dish Network to finance a bid for wireless assets that will be divested in the proposed merger between T-Mobile and..
Reuters - Published

U.S. Justice Department set to decide on T-Mobile, Sprint merger as soon as next week: source

The U.S. Justice Department is set to decide as early as next week whether to approve the $26.5-billion merger of wireless carriers T-Mobile USA and Sprint Corp, a person briefed on the matter said on..
Reuters - Published

Ten U.S. states sue to stop Sprint-T-Mobile deal, saying consumers will be hurt

Ten states led by New York and California have filed a lawsuit to stop T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion purchase of Sprint Corp, warning that consumer prices will jump due to reduced competition.
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State attorneys general in U.S. file lawsuit to stop Sprint-T-Mobile deal

Ten states led by New York and California have filed a lawsuit to stop T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion purchase of Sprint Corp, warning that consumer prices will jump due to reduced competition.
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Ten states file lawsuit to stop Sprint, T-Mobile merger: release

Ten state attorneys general, led by New York and California, filed a lawsuit on Tuesday to ask a court to stop T-Mobile US Inc's acquisition of smaller telecommunications rival Sprint Corp, the New..
Reuters - Published

Three states join AG group probing planned merger of Sprint and T-Mobile

The attorneys general of Arizona, Michigan and Pennsylvania have joined a group of states probing T-Mobile's plan to buy rival Sprint for $26 billion, which is believed to be nearing the end of a..
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