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Dec 19 AT 9:18 AM Anthony Domanico 77 Comments

AT&T-Mobile deal all but over, joint venture partnership likely

It’s becoming more and more clear that AT&T will not be allowed to buy T-Mobile USA outright. AT&T’s fourth quarter Hail Mary effort to save the deal involved selling off some of its assets to appease government opposition, including a potential selloff of customers and spectrum to Leap Wireless. The Wall Street Journal is reporting ... Read More »


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Sep 22 AT 9:45 AM Anthony Domanico 35 Comments

Verizon likely to support AT&T-Mobile merger, stops short of official endorsement

Speaking at a Goldman Sachs investor conference, Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam suggested that the government either needs to allow the T-Mobile and AT&T merger to go through or figure out a way to provide more spectrum to the telecom industry.

Though Verizon Wireless is holding off  officially endorsing the proposed merger until they learn the ... Read More »

Sep 14 AT 9:53 AM Anthony Domanico 23 Comments

Chicago Tribune supports AT&T/T-Mobile merger, calls DOJ’s antitrust suit an “unnecessary mess”

The Chicago Tribune is fully embracing the proposed merger between AT&T and T-Mobile USA. In an editorial published on Monday, the Tribune scorned the Department of Justice for filing an antitrust suit against the deal, stating the move was an unnecessary mess.

The Tribune offers two main arguments for why the proposed deal between AT&T ... Read More »