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AT&T’s T-Mobile Purchase Unlikely to Pass, CWA Chief Tells Focus

Deutsche Telekom AG (DTE)’s $39 billion sale of T-Mobile USA Inc. to AT&T is unlikely to receive U.S. court approval at a February hearing, Communications Workers of America President Larry Cohen told Focus.

While U.S. federal courts have in the past overruled the Justice Department, the chances it will happen this time are about 20 percent, Cohen said, according to the German magazine.

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