Free Press sent a letter to Senate Commerce Committee Chair John Rockefeller and ranking member Kay Bailey Hutchison disputing AT&T's claims that its proposed merger with T-Mobile would bring broadband to rural Americans more quickly.
Free Press sent a letter to Commerce Committee Chair Fred Upton and ranking member Henry Waxman disputing AT&T's claims that its proposed merger with T-Mobile would bring broadband to rural Americans more quickly.
Merger applicants AT&T and T-Mobile (together, Applicants) make very clear at the outset of their June 10th Joint Opposition (Opposition) the ethos that guides the companies’ push for this blatantly anticompetitive and unlawful merger.
In a letter sent to the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights in advance of the subcommittee's hearing on the proposed AT&T-T-Mobile merger, Free Press shows why existing law and past precedent should compel the Department of Justice to challenge the merger based on its likely harms to consumers, innovation and competition.
Free Press, Media Access Project, Public Knowledge, Consumers Union and the Open Technology Initiative of the New America Foundation filed a letter with the Federal Communications Commission asking the agency to combine its review of AT&T's $39 billion takeover of competitor T-Mobile with its evaluation of AT&T's $1.9 billion spectrum purchase from Qualcomm.
April 27, 2011
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