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The merger between the telecommunications giants T-Mobile and Sprint is in jeopardy.
Department of Justice staff recommends the deal, which would form a $146 billion company to take on Verizon and AT&T, be blocked, according to Reuters. Still, the DOJ is up to a month away from making a final ruling, the report said.
The deal would join the third- and fourth-largest US wireless providers, giving them a combined 127 million customers, was expected to face hurdles from the start as the $85 billion deal between AT&T and Time Warner faced stiff opposition from the Trump administration. It was finally approved after the companies were able to reach an agreement with antitrust regulators.
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