Check local telcom interest that will make suburban workers just a bit more nervous today . . .
"T-Mobile ordered to prove it didn't lie to Calif. agency about network-shutdown plan."
Money line . . .
"Their ruling said there is "a reasonable basis to conclude that T-Mobile... misrepresented material facts and misled the commission" with statements under oath. The ruling said that when the CPUC allowed the merger, it "relied on the specific false statements, omissions, and/or misleading assurances T-Mobile gave regarding its use of [Sprint's] PCS spectrum and its repeated references to a three-year customer migration period without a degraded experience... it appears that these false statements, omissions and/or misleading assurances and the related time references were intended to induce the commission to approve the merger." The premerger statements made in testimony to the commission were later contradicted by T-Mobile's response to a Dish complaint, the ruling said."
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T-Mobile apparently lied to government regulators about its 3G shutdown plans in order to win approval of its merger with Sprint, according to a ruling in a proceeding in front of the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC).