May 08, 2018

Consumer Affairs: U.S. senators express concern over the T-Mobile/Sprint merger

Democratic lawmakers say the deal could drive up prices for consumers

A group of Democratic lawmakers -- led by Senators Amy Kloubach and Elizabeth Warren --  recently expressed their concern over the potential merger between T-Mobile and Sprint.
Currently touted as the number three and number four cell phone providers in the country, the senators’ main concern involved the effect a deal would have on consumers nationwide, namely higher costs for services.
“T-Mobile and Sprint have led the way in offering wireless products and service options that are more appealing to lower-income consumers, including no contract plans, prepaid and no credit check plans, and unlimited, text, voice, and data plans,” the senators wrote.

Read the full article on the Consumer Affairs website here.

By:  Kristen Dalli
Source: Consumer Affairs