Cicilline Slams FCC Chair for Blessing Sprint/T-Mobile Merger

May 20, 2019

WASHINGTON - House Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued the following statement today:

“Chairman Pai’s statement is deeply concerning. Consolidation is a threat to progress and economic opportunity, not the driver of it. Actual competition in the wireless market is critical to building out the next generation of internet and wireless services.”

 

“Empty promises will not make this transaction a good deal for American workers and consumers. The burden is on Sprint and T-Mobile to show that this deal is not illegal. I expect the Justice Department to hold them to that longstanding requirement.”