FCC Chief puts the kibosh on AT&T/T-Mobile merger

Earns AT&T

AT&T will have less of a monopoly now.

FCC chairman, Julius Genachowski, issued a draft statement yesterday lashing out against AT&T’s proposed acquisition of T-Mobile, calling its concentration of the wireless market contrary to the public interest. He’s also requested an administrative hearing, placing the onus on AT&T to prove the deal benign to wireless consumers…

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Potential Losers in the AT&T and T-Mobile Merger: Consumers

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The merger would leave just three major cellular carriers in the United States.

The proposed $39 billion  merger of AT&T and T-Mobile could save the companies a lot of money. For everyone else, it could cost a lot of money. No sooner did the two companies announce a $39 billion merger on Sunday than industry analysts began assessing the impact on the biggest potential losers in the deal: consumers.

 

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In The Race For More Spectrum, AT&T Is Acquiring T-Mobile For $39 Billion

T-Mobile is getting swallowed up by AT&T. Is this a good thing?

As anyone who has read a tech blog in the past few years will know, AT&T has been under attack for not being able to match the network capacity of larger rival Verizon. And when they won the majority of the bids for the open spectrum in 2008, Verizon also had a clear path to the future. Now AT&T is taking another path: buying T-Mobile…

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AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile Want To Make Your Phone A Credit Card

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Creating new ways to dig yourself into iDebt

You loved Visa and DeviceFidelity’s attempts at turning your iPhone into a credit card. You were dazzled by the possibility of leaving behind that 1mm of inconvenience next time you go out for burritos. However, you lamented the possibility that such a dream may never come true.

Lament no more, friends…

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‘911’ Via Text Message Launched In Iowa County

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People are constantly incriminating themselves with poorly timed or damaging text messages, but one Iowa county is finally allowing people to get themselves out of trouble with their texting thumbs. According to the AP, the emergency call center located in the county jail in Waterloo, Iowa is the first in the nation to accept texts directed to 911. The responders can even reply to the emergency messages via computer.

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Making The Masses Smile: T-Mobile Dance Videos

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Watch this video FIRST

As we go through our days we should always look for and share humor with others. Life is so much better when you’re smiling!
Here’s a fun example of making the masses smile.
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