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AT&T talking to rivals about divestitures, report says

AT&T is looking to unload spectrum and customers as it tries to salvage its planned acquisition of T-Mobile USA.

By Sep. 19, 2011


Divestiture: When your carrier leaves you (FAQ)

Coverage changes and higher prices aren't the only possible consequences of T-Mobile-AT&T merger. Some customers may find that the combined carrier no longer offers service in their area.

By Apr. 7, 2011


Comcast to shed 3.9M subscribers to hasten TWC deal

The company will sell customers to competing cable companies, including Charter Communications, which would become the second-largest cable provider in the country.

By Apr. 28, 2014


Qualcomm buys 2,400 mobile patents, applications from HP

The maker of mobile chips and now smartwatches, too, gets itself a much larger war chest for patent lawsuits or cross-licensing deals.

By Jan. 24, 2014


RIM looks to offload NewBay in bid for cash

RIM acquired NewBay back in October for around $100 million, according to reports. Whether it'll be able to get that same amount back remains to be seen.

By Aug. 13, 2012


Cellular South joins DOJ to block AT&T's T-Mobile merger

The wireless provider says in a court filing that the merger will only hurt competition and make AT&T even more dominant.

By Sep. 20, 2011


AT&T may divest $8B in assets to close T-Mobile deal

The telecom giant, still amid a rigorous approval process to acquire T-Mobile USA, has hired bankers to line up potential buyers of its customers and spectrum, The Wall Street Journal reports.

By Aug. 12, 2011


Leap's Cricket prepaid service goes national

Best Buy is the first of several national retailers that will begin selling Cricket service around the country.

By Sep. 21, 2011


FCC official says AT&T-T-Mobile deal faces steep climb

In an interview with C-Span, FCC Commissioner expresses concern about AT&T's $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile.

By Apr. 1, 2011


Is the DOJ holding up Verizon's $3.9B cable-spectrum deal?

The Wall Street Journal reports that the Justice Department is concerned about co-marketing arrangements in Verizon's $3.9B bid to buy wireless spectrum from cable operators.

By Jul. 13, 2012