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The name of the game is spectrum, and the carriers are jockeying for rules that could determine the ultimate winners and losers of the wireless wars.
Charter Communications' deal to merge with Time Warner Cable comes after Comcast's bid crumbled under regulatory scrutiny. But Charter and TWC say that won't happen twice.
The bulking up of a second giant would shake up the cable industry, which is struggling to keep pay-TV subscribers as all-digital rivals emerge.
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If the deal is approved, Charter Communications will become the No. 2 cable company in the US, at a time when more people are cutting the cord in favor of services like Netflix and Amazon Prime.
John Legere, leader of the third-largest wireless carrier in the US, is now calling on the US to change the way the auction is run.
The comments suggest Verizon won't need to participate in the next spectrum auction, but the carrier could just be buying time and pushing for more favorable terms.
Frontier Communications will pick up parts of Verizon's landline business, while American Tower will pick up the rights to 11,300 cellular towers.