Computerworld - https://www.computerworld.com/article/3285983/wireless-carriers/should-regulators-approve-t-mobile-and-sprint-merger.html#tk.rss_all
Something interesting happened when T-Mobile and Sprint filed their intention to merge with the FCC. They said a merger would strengthen them and let them compete head to head with competitors like AT&T Mobility and Verizon Wireless. But wait. I thought they already were successfully competing. So, are they, or aren’t they?
The truth is somewhere in the blurry middle. Over the last five years, both T-Mobile and Sprint have gone through major changes. Five years ago, both of them were smaller and insignificant competitors in the wireless industry.
CEO John Legere saved T-Mobile
Then John Legere was brought in as CEO