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California attorney general’s opposition to T-Mobile/Sprint deal will be the deciding factor in CPUC’s review 21 January 2020, by Steve Blum -

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Advice from California’s attorney general hasn’t played much of a role in the California Public Utilities Commission’s review of major telecoms mergers in recent years, but T-Mobile’s proposed takeover of Sprint will be different. Attorney general Xavier Becerra’s forceful opposition to the merger will, all but certainly, figure prominently in whatever decision the CPUC makes.

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What Becerra will tell the CPUC about T-Mobile/Sprint merger 20 January 2020, by Steve Blum -

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California’s attorney general has more than one roadblock he can try to throw into T-Mobile’s path to a takeover of Sprint. The antitrust suit that Xavier Becerra and other state attorneys general filed in a New York federal court is one possibility. Closing arguments were made in that case last week – the judge hearing it didn’t ask any questions, ... continue reading »

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