Court Clears Path For T-Mobile/Sprint Merger, and Pai Applauds


A U.S. District Court judge has paved the way for “secure United States leadership in 5G,” according to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai.

That’s because the New York-based judge on Tuesday released an opinion that paves the way for a mega-merger of wireless service providers Sprint and T-Mobile.

What it means for 5G rollout across the U.S. was shared by Pai, who cheered the rejection by the judge of a lawsuit designed to block the companies’ combination.

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