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AT&T/T-Mobile merger flopped despite governor, advocacy support

Despite galvanizing governors and special interest groups, AT&T has given up on owning T-Mobile and its tantalizing prize of broadband spectrum--nine months after shocking the U.S. with news of the proposed buyout.

By December 19, 2011

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AT&T/T-Mobile merger finds more support in the states

The Louisiana Public Service Commission votes to approve AT&T's proposed acquisition of T-Mobile. Louisiana now joins several other states that are supporting the deal.

By July 28, 2011

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Senate antitrust leader opposes AT&T/T-Mobile merger

Sen. Herb Kohl, the head of the Senate Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee, wants regulators to block AT&T's $39 billion bid to buy T-Mobile USA.

By July 20, 2011

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FCC chairman defends decision to squash AT&T/T-Mobile deal

Chairman Julius Genachowski touts spectrum sharing and small cells as ways to get around the looming constraints in the industry.

By May 8, 2012

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Sprint to FCC: Hurry up on AT&T/T-Mobile deal

The carrier has filed a letter with the Federal Communications Commission urging the agency to move quicker in its decision on the deal between AT&T and T-Mobile.

By October 3, 2011

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Report: DOJ asks for more info on AT&T/T-Mobile deal

Justice Department has requested more information as it examines AT&T's plans to buy T-Mobile for $39 billion, Bloomberg reports. The request will likely delay the agency's findings.

By May 3, 2011

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Sprint's Hesse leaves carrier the way he found it: Needing a turnaround

Dan Hesse, stepping down as chief of the US's third-largest wireless carrier after seven years, helped clear up Sprint's baggage. But the company still lacks a key essential: new subscribers.

By August 7, 2014

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Sprint chairman: US market needs real price war

Masayoshi Son tells attendees at the CCA Expo in Texas that the company needs more than its partnerships with rural operators to take on the duopoly of AT&T and Verizon.

By March 27, 2014

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Time Warner Cable CEO reiterates confidence in Comcast deal

Despite criticism from media giants and some lawmakers, Time Warner Cable's CEO Rob Marcus thinks his company's $45.2 billion deal with Comcast is a slam dunk.

By March 12, 2014

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Will Comcast and Time Warner be AT&T and T-Mobile redux?

If regulators borked the $39 billion merger of the No. 2 and No. 4 wireless carriers, is the $45 billion combo of the two biggest cable companies doomed? The competitive dangers are very different.

By February 13, 2014