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How The T-Mobile And Sprint Merger Could Impact Consumers

Pedestrians walk by a T-Mobile store on April 24, 2017 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Pedestrians walk by a T-Mobile store on April 24, 2017 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Sprint and T-Mobile announced plans for a merger deal Sunday that would leave just three major wireless carriers in the U.S. T-Mobile CEO John Legere told CNBC that the merger would bring about broader services, lower prices and higher speeds. But consumer advocates worry that a merger could have the opposite effect.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson discusses the possible implications with Derek Thompson (@DKThomp), senior editor at The Atlantic.

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