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SoftBank revives merger ambition for Sprint, T-Mobile

Japanese company seeks second chance for plan with Trump's FCC

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Masayoshi Son, CEO of Sprint parent SoftBank Group, likely will bring a merger proposal soon to Deutsche Telekom, which owns T-Mobile U.S.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- SoftBank Group will propose merging American unit Sprint with rival T-Mobile U.S., a move that would create a third giant U.S. mobile carrier on par with Verizon Communications and AT&T.

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