The chief executives of T-Mobile and Sprint are reportedly likely to testify before a Senate panel about their companies’ potential merger late next month.
Officials told Reuters that T-Mobile CEO John Legere and Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure would probably appear before the Judiciary Committee’s antitrust subcommittee, which scheduled a hearing on the pending $26.5 billion deal for June 27.
Legere and Claure also met with officials from the Justice Department and the Federal Communications Commission about the deal earlier this month, according to the report.
Company officials argue the merger would allow the carriers to save billions in costs, as well as benefit the economy as whole once a new, combined company begins deploying next-generation networks.
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