TITLE

The Feds vs. the Market

AUTHOR(S)
Seybold, Andrew
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Wireless Week;9/1/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the author's views on the impact of the possible merger between Deutsche Telekom and Sprint Nextel Corp. on telecommunication industry and consumers in the U.S. He comments that the rumored purchase is all about spectrum and would likely bring serious headaches through various technologies. He stresses that the number of nationwide networks is not a fair factor to base competition for services.
ACCESSION #
44453102

 

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