The Wall Street Journal recently reported that The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is not too keen on a merger between Sprint and T-Mobile. According to an unnamed source, a meeting took place between SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son, Sprint CEO Dan Hesse, and DOJ regulators. In that meeting, the WSJ's sources indicated the DOJ said,

U.S. antitrust authorities regard the current lineup of four national mobile-phone carriers as important to maintaining a competitive market, and department officials indicated at the meeting that a deal combining Sprint and T-Mobile could face regulatory difficulties.
If this meeting really did take place and this is the perspective of the DOJ.......

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