Bradley Blakeman: The feds should reject the T-Mobile-Sprint merger for the sake of American 5G

The proposed merger between Sprint and T-Mobile would fail to help the U.S. win the 5G race, fail to bring wireless broadband to rural America, and it would kill American jobs and raise prices.

Recently, a majority on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said they were inclined to approve the deal with conditions, while the Department of Justice Antitrust Division remains appropriately skeptical. The DOJ and state antitrust enforcers should not follow the FCC’s lead, but instead reject the merger, including the toothless conditions proposed by T-Mobile and Sprint.

Read the full op-ed here.