TITLE

A Roadmap for Dissent

AUTHOR(S)
MacFadyen, Ken
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;5/2/2011, Vol. 24 Issue 18, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article analyzes the purchase of Deutsche Telekom's T-Mobile USA division by AT&T for 39 billion U.S. dollars. Philip Humm, president and chief executive officer of T-Mobile USA, finds the transaction unexpected and unsettling. Sprint criticized the deal, claiming that the companies will be taking control of the U.S. wireless post-paid market, as well as the availability and price of key inputs like backhaul. Wayne Watts of AT&T defended the deal, saying that the government will assess this on a local, market-by-market basis.
ACCESSION #
60432887

 

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