wireless carriers

FCC greenlights T-Mobile, Sprint merger

The Federal Communications Commission formally approved T-Mobile's acquisition of Sprint on Tuesday, handing the two companies another victory as they seek to complete a $26 billion merger in the face of stiff opposition by more than a dozen state attorneys general and consumer advocacy groups.

Sprint and T-Mobile merger is about to clear its biggest hurdle

Sprint and T-Mobile's on-again-off-again $26 billion merger appears to be on again, leaving the combined company poised to become the second-largest wireless provider in the country. The US Department of Justice is prepared to approve the deal within days, CNN Business has learned.