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Justice Department Welcomes Decision in New York v. Deutsche Telecom, the T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

Feb 12, 2020 - Legal Monitor Worldwide

Following the trial in New York v. Deutsche Telekom, Judge Victor Marrero of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York has refused a request from a minority of state Attorneys General to block T-Mobiles proposed acquisition of Sprint. In his opinion, Judge Marrero cited the Justice Departments settlement as a key factor, noting that the Justice Departments settlement made Dish well poised to become a fourth MNO in the market, and its extensive preparations and regulatory reme...