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The T-Mobile, Sprint merger not as beneficial as companies claim

The T-Mobile, Sprint merger not as beneficial as companies claim

Justin Mutch,
Staff Writer

May 24, 2018


Filed under Metro

On April 29, T-Mobile announced its plan to purchase Sprint for $26 billion. If the deal is pushed through, it would put T-Mobile in control of over 100 million customers, making it the second largest phone carrier in the country, second only to Verizon, according to Forbes. So why would T-Mobile want to buy Sprint? Re...

What does the end of net neutrality mean?

What does the end of net neutrality mean?

Allison Weseman,
Contributor

January 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The internet as we know it in the United States is deregulated and subject to monopolization. On Dec. 14, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted 3-2 to roll back Obama era regulations that prevented corporations from charging users to access certain websites such as Netflix and Facebook. ...

FCC approves Net Neutrality

FCC approves Net Neutrality

Bryan Cordova ,
Managing Editor

March 5, 2015


Filed under Metro, Showcase

Last Thursday, Feb. 26 the Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 to pass net neutrality rules that regulate broadband Internet service as a public utility, and prevents Internet providers from charging more for websites with priority traffic speeds. The new rules prevent companies like Comcast,...

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