Two huge issues now threaten the T-Mobile-Sprint merger


The T-Mobile-Sprint merger, which seemed on the verge of getting approved by the Department of Justice, now faces some new hurdles. According to the New York Post, Dish Network chairman Charles Ergen could be months away from pulling the trigger on a purchase of Boost Mobile from Sprint for $6 billion. The deal, originally expected to be announced as soon as this week, was supposed to help T-Mobile and Sprint meet the DOJ’s demands that the carriers help set up a new competitor. And Ergen has long wanted to control a wireless operator; he was beaten out by SoftBank in a takeover battle for …

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