Why is the Sprint-T-Mobile merger taking so long?

Nov 15, 2019
The deal continues to be subject to a lawsuit by state attorneys general.
A pedestrian walks by a Sprint store in San Francisco, California.
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What Xerox could get out of a deal with HP

Nov 6, 2019
Both companies have been office equipment mainstays.
The HP logo is seen at Hewlett Packard's headquarters in Palo Alto, California on November 4, 2016.
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T-Mobile-Sprint merger depends on promise to bring 5G to rural America

May 21, 2019
But it will require big spending on new tech in areas with small customer bases.
Picture shows a 5G antenna at Deutsche Telekom stand on the first day of the Mobile World Congress (MWC) on February 26, 2018 in Barcelona.
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The media mega-merger that changed everything

Mar 4, 2019
Thirty years ago Monday, Time Inc. announced it would acquire Warner Communications Inc.
The logo and trading information for Time Warner is displayed on a monitor on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) June 13, 2018 in New York City.
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BB&T-SunTrust deal may be the first of a wave of bank mergers

Feb 7, 2019
BB&T Corp. is buying its competitor, SunTrust Banks, in an all-stock deal. The merger of the two southeastern U.S. regional banks is the biggest in the consumer-banking sector since the financial crisis. To some extent, the merger’s the product of the grow-or-die environment for consumer banks — that only by joining forces can the banks compete […]
A Sun Trust bank flag flies above their bank in downtown Washington, DC.
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Comcast, Disney in Fox chase

Jun 18, 2018
A federal court’s historic decision to let AT&T and Time Warner merge has unleashed other deal talks among giant companies. Just a day after the decision, Comcast renewed its bid for 21st Century Fox assets — a $65 billion offer. Compare that to Disney’s bid of $52.4 billion. Fox now has two eager suitors – both […]

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The marriage of AT&T and Time Warner is good to go, apparently.

Jun 13, 2018
What happens when the internet connection, the channels and the shows are brought to you by one company?
O'Melveny & Myers counsel Daniel M. Petrocelli speaks at a news conference in Time Warner headquarters addressing the latest developments in the AT&T and Time Warner merger on Nov. 20, 2017, in New York City.
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Phone firms say merger would boost 5G in U.S.

Apr 30, 2018
The telecom world could be getting a bit smaller. T-Mobile announced yesterday it would be acquiring Sprint in a $26 million all-stock deal. The two companies said the merger will mean that American companies will be able to implement fifth-generation wireless technology, or 5G, faster than anyone else — specifically the Chinese. But will U.S. […]

Sprint and T-Mobile have to sell $26.5 billion deal to antitrust cops

A merger between the two companies could mean higher prices for you.
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