6 de agosto de 2014 / 13:48 / en 3 años

U.S. FCC chief lauds end of potential Sprint/T-Mobile merger

WASHINGTON, Aug 6 (Reuters) - U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler on Wednesday said maintaining four large U.S. wireless carriers was “good for American consumers” after news that two of them, Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US, were abandoning plans for a merger.

Sprint “now has an opportunity to focus their efforts on robust competition,” Wheeler said in a brief statement.

U.S. regulators, including antitrust chief Bill Baer and Wheeler, have been unusually public about their skepticism of a merger of the two carriers. (Reporting by Ros Krasny and Alina Selyukh; Editing by Doina Chiacu)

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