On April 1, 2020, Justice Timothy Kelly completed his review of the business by the Tunney Act and the DOJ agreement, without any cartel issues and abuse of dominance and the merger not authorized. This was the last federal regulatory procedure to be completed before closing.   On June 18, 2018, Sprint and T-Mobile submitted documents to the FCC, which opened the transaction for public comment and prepared the stage for the Agency to issue a red light or green light to the merger. FCC Docket 18-197 will be the official home for documents related to the proposed merger. The FCC granted its request to “remove competition information” from the proceedings that were filed in a separate application.    “We all saw what would happen if markets were more focused after a merger like this,” Rosenworcel said. “In the aviation industry, he brought us baggage fees and smaller seats. In the pharmaceutical industry, this has led a handful of pharmaceutical companies to raise the price of life-saving drugs. There is no reason to think that this time will be any different. After almost two years of waiting for the completion of their $26.5 billion merger, T-Mobile and Sprint crossed the finish line and completed their search for the combination of the third and fourth national mobile operators. SoftBank Group Corp.
(“SBG”) announced that, February 20, 2020 (ET), as part of the upcoming merger of Sprint Corporation (a U.S. subsidiary of SBG), “Sprint”) and T-Mobile US, Inc. (“T-Mobile”) in an all-stock transaction, as has already been done in “SPRINT AND T-MOBILE TO COMBINE, ACCELERATING 5G INNOVATION – INCREASING COMPETITION” of April 30, 2018 (the “transaction”), sprint, T-Mobile , SBG, Deutsche Telekom AG (“Deutsche Telekom”) and the other parties to the final agreement (the “Business Combination Agreement” previously amended by an amendment of 26 July 2019) and the setting of certain additional terms related to the transaction, as agreed between SBG, T-Mobile and Deutsche Telekom (together the “change”), as explained below. This change does not affect the above outlook for combined business synergies (“New T-Mobile”), long-term profitability and liquidity creation.