The Federal Communications Commission has paused the 180-day clock on its review of the T-Mobile and Sprintmerger to give it more time to examine the transaction. Seems fair enough. "The clock will remain stopped until the Applicants have completed the record on which they intend to rely and a reasonable period of time has passed for staff and third-party review", concludes the letter. An enlarged T-Mobile can quickly build a next-generation - so-called 5G - network giving more people access to speedy broadband, the companies told the FCC in June.
A "substantially revised" network engineering study submitted September 5 "is significantly larger and more complex than the engineering submissions already in the record", the agency said in a letter to the companies that it distributed by email on Tuesday.
We appreciate that the FCC is taking the time necessary to fully understand the merits of the T-Mobile and Sprint merger.
So, in essence, TMUS recently made a decision to offer up a bunch more material in support of the merger and the FCC needs more time to review it.
Mets' Wright to return for final game September 29
The Mets said that they plan to activate Wright when they return to Citi Field on September 25 against Atlanta. During a press conference on Thursday, Wright announced that it will likely be the last series of his career.
Turkey urges global support for cease-fire in Syria’s Idlib
Assad "has been warned ", Mattis said. "The first time around (Assad) lost 17 percent of his pointy nosed air force airplanes". Mattis declined to confirm whether he has been in consultations with the United Kingdom or France on any military response.
The FCC said the extra time is needed to assess updated engineering and economic modeling information submitted in connection with the merger. It appears to incorporate new logic, methodologies, facts, and assumptions, on a subject central to the Applications-the transaction's claimed network benefits.
The FCC is also awaiting the submission of "additional economic modeling" supporting the merger from T-Mobile. It also needs to review a new business model referred to as "Build 9".
A business model detailing how the combined firm would provide "financial basis for the projected new network buildup" wasn't submitted until September 5. "The Commission will decide whether to extend the deadline for reply comments after receiving the remainder of the Applicants' modeling submissions". "We are confident that this transaction is pro-competitive, good for the country and good for American consumers, and we look forward to continuing to work with the FCC as they evaluate our plans".
He said all the calls for reservations were coming from either SC and North Carolina where the damage is supposed to be the worst. In addition to the high surf, officials are planning for potential life-threatening rip currents and significant beach erosion.
Head Coach Dan Hughes is celebrating his first league title after previously leading two other WNBA teams to the playoffs. The triumph made Stewart the 11th player to win NCAA and WNBA titles and Olympic and FIBA world championship gold medals.
Some regions are expected to receive more than 20 inches of rain from the hurricane and its giant knot of storm clouds. Train travel: Amtrak has announced cancellations on northbound and southbound trains going through North and SC .
The Courier-Mail newspaper broke the story about Harper and how the school told her she had to stand or leave the building. The department denied earlier reports that Harper faced suspension or expulsion for her protest.
It comes as Afghanistan enters a typically violent period of the year - the holy month of Muharram, which began on Tuesday. A suicide bomber targeted a protest in Mohmand Dara district in Nangarhar province on Tuesday afternoon.
American, Delta, Southwest, United, and others will likely be canceling hundred more flights through the weekend. Storm winds could intensify through the day and tonight, but weaken slightly Thursday as it nears the coast.
Without the pressure of the water and the chill of the deep ocean, they appear to melt on reaching the surface. During the expedition the team discovered some interesting species of snailfish, three to be more precise.
Native voice chat was incorporated into the port of Fortnite , so we know it's at least possible with the Switch. Previously, playing online was free, but once Switch Online debuts, everyone will need to pay to play online.
The Governor issued a state of emergency around noon on Wednesday ahead of the storm. "This storm is extremely unsafe ". Florence is being trailed in the Atlantic by two other storms - Hurricane Helene and Tropical Storm Isaac.
Assassin's Creed 3 remaster confirmed by Ubisoft
The remastered games will be coming out in March 2019 in the season pass, and will be available as a separate bundle . Players will learn more about the backstory of the Assassins and why they choose to fight from the shadows.
New iPhones Are Coming
There's no home button on any of them - love it or hate it, Apple is putting the fingerprint reader permanently out to pasture . Apple opened its event by announcing the new Apple Watch Series 4 with a 30 percent bigger display compared to its predecessor.
CDC Issues Guidance to Travelers as Influenza Season Nears
Every year the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has to choose the strain of the flu virus that would be put into the flu shot. Sometimes you might not get the flu because everyone around you has the flu shot, and so you haven't been exposed to it.
Hurricane Florence closes in on U.S. east coast
The National Hurricane Center issued a stark message in a tweet as the massive storm, which is 350 miles wide, draws ever closer. Downpours and flooding would be especially severe, lasting for days, if the storm stalls over land.