T-Mobile US CEO tells FCC Chairman a merger with Sprint won’t lead to a rate hike

February 6, 2019


After the $26 billion proposed merger between T-Mobile US and Sprint was stalled due to the government shutdown, T-Mo CEO John Legere, who has been tapped to lead the combined company–the New T-Mobile–assured U.S. Federal Communications Commissioner Chairman Ajit Pai that the merger won’t result in higher consumer prices.

In a Feb. 4 letter to Pai, Legere wrote, “I want to reiterate, unequivocally, that New T-Mobile rates are NOT going to go up. Rather, our merger will ensure that American consumers will pay less and get more.”

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