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AT&T / T-Mobile Merger Bites the Dust

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December 19, 2011

For Immediate Release

Contact: Tracy Rosenberg (510) 684-6853

AT&T / T-Mobile Merger Bites the Dust

AT&T Formally Withdraws Attempt to Purchase T-Mobile USA

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Washington DC – Signaling the tail end of a regulatory process that hasn’t been going AT&T’s way for some time, the telecom giant made formal the abandonment of plans to acquire T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telecom. The announcement comes on the heels of a CA Public Utilities Commission investigation in July and August of 2011, a Department of Justice announcement of opposition to the merger on anti-competitive grounds and the Federal Communications Commision’s refusal to approve the merger without an investigation. Continue reading AT&T / T-Mobile Merger Bites the Dust

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California Public Utilities Commission Suspends Approval of AT&T /T-Mobile Merger

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May 27, 2011

For Immediate Release

Contact: Tracy Rosenberg, Executive Director, Media Alliance (510) 684-6853

California Public Utilities Commission Suspends Approval of AT&T –T-Mobile Merger.

Commission Votes 5-0 to Open an Informational Proceeding on Impacts to the State of California

San Francisco, CA – On Thursday May 26, the California Public Utilities Commission responded to notification by AT&T of their proposed merger with T-Mobile by suspending automatic 30-day approval of the plan and agreeing to move forward with an informational proceeding on the impact of the merger on California consumers. The action was taken in response to a request from Sprint. Continue reading California Public Utilities Commission Suspends Approval of AT&T /T-Mobile Merger

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