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New TMO clears field for Dish quad play transformation

As a final, eleventh-hour barrier to the merger of T-Mobile USA and Sprint was removed, with an improved deal for TMO’s parent Deutsche Telekom, Dish Network should be free to start deploying its 5G network. The company, whose roll-out depends on assets which will be divested as a condition of the Sprint/TMO deal, was standing by its ambitious low-capex, rapid deployment targets. The amended deal was struck following demands for renegotiation from DT, based on the falling market value of Sprint since the original merger was agreed. A couple of weeks ago, it seemed that the fate of the deal once again hung in the balance even after seeing off a legal challenge from a group of US states. But…

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