FTC gives Sprint-Virgin Mobile merger a thumbs up


Earlier today, the FTC announced that Sprint Nextel’s proposed merger with Virgin Mobile USA has received antitrust clearance, i.e. the deal can move ahead. While still too early to tell if this is a good move for the struggling number 3 carrier, at least it looks like Sprint won’t have to deal with any legal roadblocks on its way to bolstering its prepaid segment. Now, if Sprint could just work on its customer service, hurry up with WiMAX, lower the price of the Pre, and get some Android handsets…

via Y!Tech