Softbank's $20.1B acquisition of Sprint (S) could be complicated by the Japanese operator's...

|About: Sprint Corporation (S)|By:, SA News Editor

Softbank's $20.1B acquisition of Sprint (S) could be complicated by the Japanese operator's purchase of equipment from Huawei and ZTE, which the House Intelligence Committee views as a security risk. "This deal will probably end up getting approved but with a very detailed national security agreement," says Stewart Baker, a former Homeland Security Department official.