T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS Communications have asked the Federal Communications Commission to prevent Verizon Wireless from buying Advanced Wireless Services frequencies from cable operators under a $3.6 billion deal that includes a joint marketing agreement. In its filing, T-Mobile said the deal would concentrate too much spectrum with Verizon, while MetroPCS argued that the agency should halt the proceedings until it has studied the bundling agreements between partners to determine whether they are in the public interest.

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