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FCC Issues Report Against AT&T, T-Mobile Merger
2011-11-30 09:33:27

The FCC is allowing AT&T to withdraw its proposed $39-billion takeover of T-Mobile USA from their approval process. It also issued a report concluding that the merger would have resulted in huge job losses and less competition in the wireless market.

No Deal For AT&T, T-Mobile
2011-11-25 14:37:32

According to reports, AT&T has now fully withdrawn its request to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to acquire T-Mobile USA for $39 billion.

2011-03-22 00:00:27

AT&T said Sunday it has agreed to purchase T-Mobile USA in a $39 billion acquisition – a move that surprised the industry and is sure to be scrutinized by federal regulators.

2009-10-13 16:08:00

Divestitures in Eight Cellular Marketing Areas Will Preserve Competition for Mobile Wireless Customers in Louisiana and Mississippi WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice announced today that it will require AT&T Inc.

2008-09-02 15:00:07

A leading figure in the break-up of U.S. phone giant AT&T, Vernon Orville Wright, has died of kidney failure at age 87, a source said.

2008-07-19 00:05:00

Class-action lawsuits alleging that AT&T engaged in a price-fixing conspiracy with other long-distance carriers will go forward after a federal judge refused to throw out the plaintiffs' antitrust claims.

2008-07-16 03:00:19

By Jim DeBrosse Staff Writer AT&T's entry this week as a major competitor for Time Warner is just the beginning of the growing telecommunication choices for consumers in Ohio and the Dayton area.

2006-07-12 11:17:34

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Wednesday said he had doubts about government settlements reached last year that permitted SBC Communications to buy AT&T, and Verizon Communications to acquire MCI Inc. to proceed. U.S.

2006-03-05 15:27:40

By Jessica Hall and Jeremy Pelofsky PHILADELPHIA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T Inc. said on Sunday it would buy BellSouth Corp. for $67 billion to expand its reach into the southeastern United States and acquire the rest of Cingular Wireless it does not already own.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.