In a 3-2 decision divided on party lines, the Federal Communications Commission has formally approved the merger between Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc.
Although the FCC has telegraphed its approval of the Sprint and T-Mobile merger, that doesn't mean there isn't dissent within the agency.
FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks was one of two Democrats to cast a dissenting vote Wednesday, according to Law360.
Earlier Wednesday, Democratic Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel formally voted to block the union and warned of price surges and job loss if Sprint and T-Mobile combine in an op-ed in The Atlantic.
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