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T-Mobile, Sprint expected to extend deal date: sources

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FILE PHOTO: A smartphone with Sprint logo are seen in front of a screen projection of T-mobile logo, in this picture illustration taken April 30, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo (Reuters) – T-Mobile US Inc (TMUS.O) and Sprint Corp (S.N) expect to extend a July 29 deadline to complete their $26-billion merger, according to two sources Read More

Huawei shrugs off Verizon patent talks as ‘common’ business

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Huawei said its patent talks with U.S. carrier Verizon is “common” business activity and such negotiations should not be politicized, days after a senator filed legislation to prevent the Chinese firm from seeking damages in American courts. FILE PHOTO: A Huawei company logo is seen at CES (Consumer Electronics Show) Asia Read More

Robocalls in the crosshairs of bipartisan House bill

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Will the scourge of robocalls ever become a thing of the past? A flurry of proposals on Capitol Hill, including a bill that has bipartisan support in the House of Representatives, could make a dent in curbing the proliferation of ubiquitous spam calls. The House’s Stopping Bad Robocalls Act would toughen requirements for carriers like Verizon Read More

Four U.S. states join lawsuit to stop T-Mobile-Sprint deal

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Four more U.S. states joined an unusual effort by state attorneys general to stop T-Mobile US Inc’s acquisition of Sprint Corp, a New York official said at a court hearing on Friday. FILE PHOTO: A smartphone with Sprint logo are seen in front of a screen projection of T-mobile logo, in Read More

Four more states join lawsuit to stop T-Mobile-Sprint deal

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Four more U.S. states have joined an unusual effort by state attorneys general to stop T-Mobile US Inc’s acquisition of Sprint Corp, a New York official said at a court hearing on Friday. FILE PHOTO: A smartphone with Sprint logo are seen in front of a screen projection of T-mobile logo, Read More

Senator Rubio targets Huawei over patents

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FILE PHOTO: Senator Marco Rubio questions witnesses before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about “worldwide threats” on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 29, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Marco Rubio filed legislation on Monday that would prevent Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from seeking damages in U.S. patent courts, after the Read More

Explainer: Why is Huawei seeking $1 billion patent deal with Verizon?

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Huawei is demanding Verizon Communications Inc pay $1 billion to license the rights to patented technology, signaling a potential shift in the embattled Chinese company’s strategy for the U.S. market. FILE PHOTO: A Huawei company logo is seen at CES (Consumer Electronics Show) Asia 2019 in Shanghai, China June 11, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Read More

Apollo in talks to finance Dish Network bid for T-Mobile, Sprint assets – sources

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(Reuters) – Private equity group Apollo Global Management is in talks with satellite TV provider Dish Network to finance a bid for wireless assets that will be divested in the proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint Corp, according to two people familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: A T-Mobile store is pictured in the Manhattan Read More

U.S. Justice Department set to decide on T-Mobile, Sprint merger as soon as next week: source

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department is set to decide as early as next week whether to approve the $26.5-billion merger of wireless carriers T-Mobile USA and Sprint Corp, a person briefed on the matter said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: A smartphone with Sprint logo are seen in front of a screen projection of Read More

Huawei asks Verizon to pay over $1 billion for over 230 patents: source

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has told Verizon Communications Inc that the U.S. carrier should pay licensing fees for more than 230 of the Chinese telecoms equipment maker’s patents and in aggregate is seeking more than $1 billion, a person briefed on the matter said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: A Huawei company logo Read More