The number third and number fourth American phone carriers, T-Mobile and Sprint are merging.
The department of Justice has approved the deal following the Federal Communications Commission signal that the union can go ahead.
In order to persuade the Justice Department to approve the merger, it has been agreed to sell the prepaid wireless business of Sprint to the Dish Network. It aims to create a fourth wireless carrier.
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The chairman of the F.C.C Ajit Pai said that the combined company would advance the leadership of the country to deploy 5G networks.
When two big companies will merge together, people will face issues like higher prices and service. Those who support this merger argue that the wireless service quality will improve, as they will gain access to a broader network.
Also with this merger in place, if you are a Sprint subscriber, you will become a T-Mobile user. The executives leading T-Mobile will lead the merged company.
You will become a Dish Network customer if you are Sprint’s prepaid brand’s customer. However, if you are a T-Mobile customer there will not be much change.