By Brendan Sasso - 01/30/13 04:30 PM EST
In a statement in October, AT&T expressed concern about the deal giving a foreign company control over a large swath of the nation's airwaves.
Sprint and AT&T have a history of animosity toward one another. Sprint was a vocal opponent of AT&T's bid to buy T-Mobile last year, and sued to block the deal. The FCC and the Justice Department agreed with Sprint and filed their own actions against the merger.