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Chairman Wheeler Statement on Competition in the Mobile Marketplace

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Released: August 6, 2014
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See MCI v. FCC. 515 F 2d 385 (D.C. Circ 1974).

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

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August 6, 2014

Kim Hart, 202-418-8191

Email: kim.hart@fcc.gov

STATEMENT FROM FCC CHAIRMAN TOM WHEELER ON

COMPETITION IN THE MOBILE MARKETPLACE

WASHINGTON- FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler issued the statement below following the news that

Sprint is no longer pursuing a transaction with T-Mobile.

“Four national wireless providers are good for American consumers. Sprint now has an opportunity to

focus their efforts on robust competition.”

- FCC –

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