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AT&T gearing up for rare antitrust fight with DOJ

(AP) -- The Justice Department's rejection of AT&T's proposed purchase of T-Mobile USA will test new federal guidelines on challenging mergers and the companies' resolve in forming the nation's largest wireless carrier.

dateSep 01, 2011 in Business
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Even with low prices, T-Mobile customers flee

(AP) -- The Justice Department's move to block AT&T Inc. from buying T-Mobile USA is motivated by the desire to keep a low-priced competitor in the game. But that's a game T-Mobile is losing.

dateAug 31, 2011 in Telecom
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AT&T, T-Mobile pledge to bring 5,000 jobs to US

(AP) -- AT&T Inc. is pledging to bring 5,000 wireless call center jobs, currently based abroad, back to the U.S. if it is allowed to proceed with its proposed $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA.

dateAug 31, 2011 in Business
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Market slide clouds AT&T merger plan

The stock market squeeze is threatening to take the air out of AT&T Inc.'s best argument for the regulatory approval of its $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA.

dateAug 12, 2011 in Telecom
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Dutch parliament approves mobile 'net neutrality'

(AP) -- The Dutch parliament approved a bill Wednesday forcing mobile Internet providers to let customers use Skype and other rival services on their networks without charging extra or giving preferential treatment to their ...

dateJun 22, 2011 in Telecom
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Facebook, Microsoft back AT&T's T-Mobile buy

Facebook, Microsoft, Oracle, Yahoo! and other technology leaders have come out in support of AT&T's proposed $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile saying it could help meet rising demand for wireless broadband.

dateJun 07, 2011 in Telecom
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Customer satisfaction with AT&T, T-Mobile drops

(AP) -- Sprint Nextel Corp., once dead last in customer satisfaction among the Big 4 national wireless carriers, now has the happiest subscribers, along with long-time leader Verizon Wireless, according to a survey released ...

dateMay 17, 2011 in Telecom
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AT&T's T-Mobile buy faces congressional scrutiny

US lawmakers grilled AT&T on Wednesday over its proposed $39 billion acquisition of rival T-Mobile USA, questioning whether the mega-merger would harm competition in the fast-growing wireless industry.

dateMay 11, 2011 in Telecom
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T-Mobile USA posts record subscriber losses

(AP) -- T-Mobile USA lost a record number of subscribers in the first three months of the year, posing a conundrum for regulators as they look at whether to let AT&T Inc. buy the smaller carrier for $39 billion.

dateMay 06, 2011 in Telecom
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Deutsche Telekom profit down 37 pct to $696 mln

(AP) -- German telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom AG saw net profits fall 37 percent in the first quarter as it lost mobile phone customers in the U.S. and its business suffered in crisis-stricken Greece.

dateMay 06, 2011 in Business
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