Mergers: Start the Clock

January 2000
Wireless Week;01/17/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the announcement of the United States (US) Federal Communications Commission (FCC) concerning the number of days needed in reviewing mergers. Reason behind the move of the FCC; Criticism of the US Department of Justice on the agency.


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