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Sprint says merger with “fiercest rival” will “create robust competition”

Enlarge / T-Mobile CEO John Legere (left) and then-Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure during an interview on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on April 30, 2018. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg)

Sprint Executive Chairman Marcelo Claure tweeted this morning that Sprint will build “one of the best networks in the world” even if it isn’t allowed to merge with rival T-Mobile USA.

“Merger or no merger, Sprint presses ahead with KC network buildout. Kansas City will have one of the best networks in the world,” Claure tweeted.

Claure linked to a Kansas City Business Journal article, which has the headline, “Merger or no merger, Sprint presses ahead with KC network buildout.” Claure’s tweet used the same phrasing as the Business Journal story while adding his opinion that “Kansas City will have one of the best networks in the world.”

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