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AT&T's justifications for T-Mobile deal run into static

Skeptics are arguing that AT&T's (NYSE:T) proposed $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA is not the best way to improve AT&T's network and spectrum needs, undercutting one of the key

Skeptics aren't buying AT&T's T-Mobile spectrum argument

Cable's $2.4 billion worth of mothballed wireless spectrum could be in jeopardy if skeptics win the argument that AT&T (NYSE: T) doesn't need to spend $49 billion to expand its spectrum holdings.

How AT&T plans to boost the speed of its planned LTE network

AT&T (NYSE:T) is waiting on the FCC to approve its acquisition of Qualcomm's MediaFLO spectrum in the 700 MHz band. What will the carrier use the one-way broadcast spectrum for? Not TV services.

FCC's Copps pushes back against AT&T/T-Mobile deal

FCC Commissioner Michael Copps said AT&T's (NYSE:T) bid to purchase T-Mobile USA for $39 billion could face "a steeper climb" at the commission than Comcast's acquisition of

AT&T's Stephenson: T-Mobile deal likely will require divestitures

AT&T (NYSE:T) CEO Randall Stephenson said the company likely will be forced to divest some assets in its bid to acquire T-Mobile USA for $39 billion, an admission that coincided with his

MetroPCS' COO on the pros and cons of the AT&T/T-Mobile deal

with Tom Keys, COO of MetroPCS The wireless industry has been closely watching no-contract carrier MetroPCS' (NASDAQ:PCS) LTE deployment, it's launch of the first Android-based LTE smartphone and

State attorneys general take aim at AT&T/T-Mobile deal

Several state attorneys general have expressed concerns that AT&T's (NYSE:T) proposed purchase of T-Mobile USA for $39 billion will harm competition in the wireless market, ratcheting up pressure

Mallinson: Working through mobile competition pipedreams

Politicians and government agencies in the 1980s and 1990s led us to believe that harmonisation of standards, liberalisation for new entrants and privatisations would result in well-functioning

Political reversal: Democrats could favor AT&T deal because merger favors union

If nothing else, the politics of AT&T's (NYSE: T) proposed $39 billion merger with T-Mobile USA should be fun to watch. Most mergers favor big business interests and therefore get Republican

Sprint announces plan to attack AT&T/T-Mobile deal

Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S) said it will formally oppose AT&T's (NYSE:T) proposed purchase of T-Mobile USA for $39 billion, setting up a battle between the No. 3 wireless carrier and its larger