Smith Statement on T-Mobile, Metropcs Deal

Statement

By:  Adam Smith
Date: Oct. 4, 2012
Location: Washington, DC

House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (WA-09) released the following statement on the proposed T-Mobile, MetroPCS merger:

"The proposed merger between T-Mobile and MetroPCS has the potential to improve competition in the wireless marketplace, secure many middle-class and high-tech jobs in the Puget Sound region, and solidify Washington State's place as a leader in the telecommunications sector.

"I look forward to a thorough and efficient regulatory review of the merger and to working to ensure that appropriate policies are in place to promote growth and innovation in this and other industries."