Judge approves T-Mobile and Sprint merger, shrinking US mobile providers to three

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And then there were three. The number of US mobile phone provides looked set to shrink again on Tuesday as a federal judge rejected arguments that T-Mobile’s $26.5bn takeover of Sprint would mean less competition and higher phone bills. Though the deal still needs a few more approvals, T-Mobile expects to close it as early […]

The Guardian view on the US case against Huawei: the conflict sharpens | Editorial

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The struggle between the US and China is coming into sharper relief. In the weeks since the arrest of a top executive from telecoms giant Huawei, Beijing has directed pressure at Ottawa – which held her at the behest of Washington, according to their extradition treaty – rather than risk challenging its rival head-on. Now […]