AT&T's Bid for T-Mobile Raises Serious Regulatory Concerns, Finds Light Reading

Mar 22, 2011, 13:45 ET from Light Reading

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T's proposed acquisition of T-Mobile and its potential market dominance have left industry and financial analysts wondering what kind of concessions the operators will have to make to get the deal approved, according to Light Reading.

"AT&T/T-Mobile: Riddled With Regulatory Risk" is the latest news story from Light Reading on the proposed merger of AT&T and T-Mobile, a development that will completely change the mobile broadband landscape for years to come.  Click here to read the full story: http://www.lightreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=205819

Light Reading editors will be following the story for the next several months as the two companies move to win regulatory approvals and announce their combined 4G network plans.  All Light Reading content related to the merger including news stories, blogs and press releases will appear on this page:  http://www.lightreading.com/topics.asp?node_id=2835

For Light Reading's continuing coverage of the merger, readers can follow this RSS feed: http://www.lightreading.com/rss_simple.asp?f_n=2835&f_ln=AT%26T+T%2DMobile+Merger+%2D+Latest+Articles

Light Reading's sister site, InformationWeek, will have news and analysis from the enterprise point of view, along with polls and links to merger coverage around the Web: http://www.informationweek.com/news/ATT-Acquires-T-Mobile/

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