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Attorneys General Suing to Block T-Mobile/Sprint Lose Sole GOP AG

State attorneys general lost the only Republican colleague who had joined them in challenging T-Mobile's buy of Sprint. Texas' Ken Paxton's office reached a settlement with T-Mobile that he said Monday morning is "resolving the state’s antitrust claims against the proposed merger."

The pact prevents the combined wireless carrier from increasing prices for wireless services in Texas for five years. The New T-Mobile would build out a 5G network throughout the state, including rural areas, over six years, said Paxton's news release.

Other states have agreed to similar deals.

Representatives for the California and New York AGs helping to lead the challenge to the transaction didn't comment immediately.