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AT&T Files to Stay DOJ Trial, Considering 'All Options'

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I hope this goes through....

EliteABombAZ

Dec 12, 2011, 3:49 PM
I am an AT&T customer... I WANT them to get T-Mo's spectrum so they can build a fantastic 4G network.
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yarmock

Dec 12, 2011, 3:58 PM
They can do that right now, if they stopped being bullies and stop trying to buy people.
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ELawson87

Dec 12, 2011, 6:14 PM
They could do that now with the $39 billion they're spending for T-Mobile. There is no spectrum shortage. AT&T's leadership are liars, and they're just trying to put a competitor out of business.
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yarmock

Dec 12, 2011, 6:36 PM
Finally someone with logic thats commenting on these threads.
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Mark_S

Dec 13, 2011, 11:34 AM
Absolutely correct. AT&T does not need T-Mobile at all to improve anything.
Creating a GSM monopoly benefits no one except AT&T.
Alltel was a "regional carrier" when they merged with Verizon.
Now AT&T(formerly Cingular Wireless) gobbled up AT&T Wireless back in October of 2004. That was the merger of two "national carriers".
Now they want another "national carrier" again.
Why don't they work harder on improving what they already have instead of using an acquisition as an excuse?????
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dlmjr

Dec 13, 2011, 1:27 PM
The GSM monopoly thing is a straw man.

I can understand the other arguments but this GSM monopoly is like a seive holding water.

If ATT does in fact come up with some deal that satisifies DOJ and FCC, it will not create any monopolies.

With Verison and Sprint, the regional carriers, along with the ghost carriers, there is more than enough competition to go around.

All this weeping about no competition and monopolies is probably ATT hatred disguised.
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NonBiasedRep

Dec 13, 2011, 6:19 PM
I agree
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yarmock

Dec 14, 2011, 4:29 PM
YEAAAAAAAAAA, cuz AT&T with their 1 billion subscribers surely cant handle the "regional" and "ghost" carriers.. are you even serious with your arugement?
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dlmjr

Dec 15, 2011, 5:24 PM
yarmock said:
YEAAAAAAAAAA, cuz AT&T with their 1 billion subscribers surely cant handle the "regional" and "ghost" carriers.. are you even serious with your arugement?


Want to type a reply that makes some sense?

Just saying that ATT won't have competition if the deal goes through is untrue.
Thought that would be sort of clear.

Maybe not for non thinkers.
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