The Proposed AT&T/T-Mobile Merger: Would It Create a Virtuous Cycle or a Vicious Cycle?

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This report discusses the pros and cons of a proposed AT&T and T-Mobile merger. The largest con would be that the merged company would have over 70% of the cell phone market share. The largest pro would be that a merged company would be able to provide better service to its customers. The report also gives a brief overview of the mobile phone industry as a whole.

Creator(s): Goldfarb, Charles B.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: May 10, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Goldfarb, Charles B.

Specialist in Telecommunications Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: May 10, 2011
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This report discusses the pros and cons of a proposed AT&T and T-Mobile merger. The largest con would be that the merged company would have over 70% of the cell phone market share. The largest pro would be that a merged company would be able to provide better service to its customers. The report also gives a brief overview of the mobile phone industry as a whole.

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24 pages.

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