The merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, completed earlier this month, was a landmark deal, not only for consummating a long-sought consolidation in the US telecom market, but also for exposing fault lines in the regulatory philosophies of the federal and state governments.
T-Mobile had previously sought in 2014 to combine with Sprint, only to withdraw in the face of what appeared to be an inevitable legal challenge. In 2017, however, the political and regulatory landscape had changed, setting the stage for a fresh bid.
It would end up as a near three-year saga, and one in which MLex's reporting and predictive analysis kept our subscribers a step ahead throughout. Across some 200 stories, MLex comprehensively examined the companies, rivals, regulators, opponents and judges involved to give our readers advance insight into what to expect.
This report showcases the MLex approach, and why our subscribers depend on us for merger-control intelligence around the world.