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The Verge reports T-Mobile confirms it will shut down Sprint’s LTE network next year

From The Verge: As reported by Light Reading and confirmed to The Verge, T-Mobile has committed to a June 30, 2022 shutdown date for Sprint’s LTE network. It’s an expected move as T-Mobile continues to...

Verizon Says Local Group Caused City To Delay Cell Tower, says Law360

From Law360: By Nate Beck (July 1, 2022, 6:24 PM EDT) -- Verizon Wireless says city officials in Fresno, California, trapped its request to build a cell tower disguised as a tree in a "bureaucratic...

The Verge reports Sprint’s LTE and 3G networks are officially retired

From The Verge: The remnants of Sprint’s network have been put out to pasture. As of yesterday, Sprint’s LTE network has been retired by its new owner, T-Mobile. That’s along with Sprint’s 3G CDMA network,...

9to5Mac reports T-Mobile launches free worldwide and in-flight data, 25 cent Shell gas discount, more

From 9to5Mac: During its latest Uncarrier event today, T-Mobile has announced its latest initiative to offer more value to customers. With a range of new travel focused benefits, T-Mobile users are getting free high-speed worldwide...

Ex-AT&T Worker Loses Bias Suit After 5th Circ. Revival, says Law360

From Law360: A Texas federal judge on Thursday granted AT&T a pretrial win on a former employee's lawsuit contending the telecom giant fired her for taking medical leave after a shoulder injury, ruling... Continue...

Law360 on Verizon: NJ Firm Loses Suit Over Referral Fee In $125M Verizon Deal

From Law360: By Bill Wichert (June 30, 2022, 10:03 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey state judge on Thursday said a prior legal battle between two law firms over their stakes in a $25 million...

Hold AT&T responsible: Ex-Employees Of DirecTV Contractor Net $3M In NLRB Case

From Law360: Twenty-six former employees of the DirecTV contractor MasTec Advanced Technologies have resolved a long-running case challenging their firings through a settlement awarding them $3.12 million in back pay, interest and expenses,... Continue...

Trade Court Backs Denial Of Benefits To Ex-AT&T Workers, according to Law360

From Law360: The U.S. Court of International Trade upheld the U.S. Department of Labor's denial of benefits to former AT&T workers Thursday, ruling that the agency made clear that its decision was driven... Continue...

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Chase Bank headlines: JPMorgan Chase laying off hundreds of home lending employees

From The Dallas Morning News: JPMorgan Chase & Co. is laying off hundreds of home-lending employees and reassigning hundreds more...

The Verge reports T-Mobile confirms it will shut down Sprint’s LTE network next year

From The Verge: As reported by Light Reading and confirmed to The Verge, T-Mobile has committed to a June 30,...

House Republicans want to axe Citi contracts over bank’s abortion benefits, according to CBS News

From CBS News: Dozens of Republican lawmakers are urging the U.S. to cancel government contracts with Citigroup after the banking...