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U.S. sues to block AT&T's T-Mobile buy

8/31/2011 04:39 PM EDT
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yalanand
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yalanand   9/6/2011 5:58:05 AM
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Good to see DoJ so active. This move by AT&T will increase its monopoly which is bad news for consumers as it will drive up the prices higher.

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Salio   9/1/2011 1:32:59 AM
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I am a T-mobile customer and I was so happy to see this news. I can't stand to think that T-mobile/AT&T merger. I will probably never get the sweet T-mobile deals from AT&T.

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chanj0   8/31/2011 7:25:42 PM
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AT&T wouldn't be the only mobile service provider if the merging was allowed. Why would the merging result in "higher prices, fewer choices and lower quality products for mobile wireless services"? On the other hands, if the merging is allowed, AT&T will get a larger spectrum. The likelihood that AT&T improves their service will be higher. In addition, due to the regional coverage difference, AT&T coverage area will likely improve and increase. The result is AT&T will be able to compete better with Verizon. I am keen to the merging. One of the biggest concerns I have is whether the merging will affect the job market.

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selinz   8/31/2011 5:18:18 PM
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Tmobile and Sprint have traded back and forth between "best pricing" for US consumers. I have historically flopped back and forth between the two. I am happy that this is being blocked and I agree with the reasons. On the other hand, is it true that AT&T will have to pay DT and Tmobile $3B bucks if it doesn't go through? DT has better negotiators than AT&T, I guess.

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