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FILE - This combination of April 30, 2018, file photos shows signage for a Sprint store in New York's Herald Square, top, and signage at a T-Mobile store in New York. Mobile carrier T-Mobile has completed its takeover of smaller rival Sprint, creating a new wireless giant that rivals AT&T and Verizon in size. The deal was announced two years ago and has taken a long time to close because of pushback from state and federal regulators.(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
AP News Staff
April 01, 2020 - 1:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mobile carrier T-Mobile has completed the takeover of smaller rival Sprint, creating a new wireless giant that rivals AT&T and Verizon in size. The companies announced the deal, valued at $31.6 billion based on T-Mobile's closing stock price Tuesday, two years ago. It has taken...
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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 12: T-Mobile CEO John Legere (L) and Executive Director of Sprint Marcelo Claure talk before testifying to the House Judiciary Committee's Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law Subcommittee in the Rayburn House Office Buildin
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AP News Staff
February 11, 2020 - 1:16 pm
A federal judge has cleared a major path to T-Mobile’s $26.5 billion takeover of Sprint, as he rejected claims by more than a dozen states that the deal would mean less competition and higher phone bills.
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AP News Staff
June 21, 2019 - 12:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Hawaii, Massachusetts, Minnesota and Nevada are joining the legal fight against T-Mobile's $26.5 billion bid for Sprint in a case that lawyers on both sides say they hope will reach trial in October. Beau Buffier, a lawyer for New York state's attorney general, told a judge at a...
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JE Dunn
KMBZ News Staff
March 01, 2019 - 10:55 am
Overland Park, KS - Sprint has announced it is selling its Overland Park campus, entering into a purchase and sale agreement with Occidental Management Inc. The company said last fall that it intended to consolidate the campus ahead of its planned merger with T-Mobile. Officials with Sprint said...
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Marc LaVoie
April 30, 2018 - 5:34 am
About 6,000 Sprint employees in Overland Park are watching closely after a joint statement Sunday announcing another attempt to combine forces with T-Mobile to better compete with wireless leaders Verizon and AT&T. Neither Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure or T-Mobile head John Legere would not commit...
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March 09, 2018 - 4:07 pm
Sprint will be cutting 500 jobs from its headquarters in Overland Park. The Kansas City Business Journal reports the cuts are part of a broad restructuring effort by Sprint to reduce internal costs and free up money for its network and sales. The layoffs are expected to begin in the next three to...
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Dan Weinbaum
November 07, 2017 - 5:46 am
Business analysts are wondering what is next for Overland Park-based Sprint and T-Mobile now that another attempt at a merger has fallen through. Negotiators called it quits over the weekend after they determined they could not develop a plan that would benefit stockholders. A merger may not have...
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Marc LaVoie
July 31, 2017 - 5:48 am
Charter Communications said late Sunday it has "no interest" in merging with Overland Park-based Sprint. A merger between Sprint and cable giant Charter was reported over the weekend in The Wall Street Journal. The combined companies were to have created an entity with an estimated market value of...
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Kara Marxer
April 13, 2017 - 7:34 am
Sprint is trying to fill in the homework gap for kids who do not have internet at home and are forced to find other ways to complete online assignments. Sprint is handing out devices and free wireless services to a million students nationwide, said Doug Michelman, president of the 1Million Project...
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