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Exclusive: T-Mobile, Sprint make progress, aim for deal next week - sources

U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp have made progress in negotiating merger terms and are aiming to successfully complete deal talks as early as next week, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

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