us fcc officially supports tmobile sprint merger doj still not convinced

On Monday, the FCC released a statement announcing its support behind the T-Mobile and Sprint merger. FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr cites the benefits that the combined network would allow for people in rural areas that don’t have choice for broadband and wireless.

I support the combination of T-Mobile and Sprint because Americans across the country will see more competition and an accelerated buildout of fast, 5G services.

Carr adds that the proposed merger will “strengthen competition in the U.S. wireless market and provide mobile and in-home broadband access to communities that…