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It’s not over yet: DT may demand a lower price tag for Sprint

Just when we thought the long saga of T-Mobile USA’s bid to acquire Sprint was almost over, TMO’s parent Deutsche Telekom is reported to want to renegotiate the price. According to the UK’s Financial Times, DT thinks it should pay less for Sprint than was originally agreed, because the fourth US MNO is less financially robust than it was two years ago, when the deal was first mooted. The reports surfaced only days after TMO had put out a triumphant statement that the last legal or regulatory obstacle – a lawsuit by a group of states, trying to block a deal they claimed would reduce consumer choice – had been removed when a federal judge decided in favor of the…

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