AT&T - T-Mobile deal may hit a wall at the FCC. Unless it doesn't.

Mar 25, 2011
There are a couple ways to read the story that just came out in the Wall Street Journal about the proposed mega-merger. "There's no way the...
Posted In: AT&T, business, fcc, government, Law, T-Mobile

"Not so fast, AT&T" - big tech companies

Mar 24, 2011
We've reported on how Verizon doesn't really plan to oppose the big mega merger because they figure, hey, it's gonna go through no matter what. But...
Posted In: AT&T, business, ebay, Facebook, Google, government, Law, Microsoft, T-Mobile

Verizon CEO won't bother opposing AT&T - T-Mobile deal, won't bother buying Sprint

Mar 22, 2011
Verizon Wireless CEO Daniel Mead was interviewed by Reuters and said he won't lobby against the proposed merger of his two competitors because...
Posted In: AT&T, business, government, Sprint, T-Mobile

Lots of folks in Washington not too sure about AT&T and T-Mobile

Mar 21, 2011
Not surprisingly, public interest groups are not excited about the AT&T-Mobile news. Public Knowledge President Gigi Sohn said last night "We...
Posted In: AT&T, business, Congress, T-Mobile

MID-DAY UPDATE: Mortgage applications hit a three-month high, Ivory Coast 'nationalizes' cocoa

Mar 9, 2011
More people are applying for mortgages than at anytime in the past three months. That's according to the Mortgage Bankers Association....
Posted In: AT&T, Britain, cocoa, Gaddafi, Hershey, Ivory Coast, mid-day update, mortgage, mortgage modifications, mortgage rates, Oil, Sprint, T-Mobile, United Nations, Verizon, Washington D.C.

Lots of fuss about the D-block

Mar 3, 2011
We're coming up on the 10 year anniversary of September 11th, and there's still a lot of squabbling about creating a separate network for public...
Posted In: at&t, Congress, government, Law, spectrum, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon

GAO finds wireless customers benefit despite few carriers

Aug 26, 2010
A new report from the Government Accountability Office confirms there's not much competition among wireless service providers. Nonetheless,...
Posted In: at&t, cell phone, GAO, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon, wireless