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[ENGADGET] FCC accepts AT&T's request for withdrawal

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AT&T's official statement:
The FCC has recognized that it is required by its own rules to dismiss our merger application. This makes all the more troubling their decision to nonetheless release a preliminary staff report on the merger. This report is not an order of the FCC and has never been voted on. It is simply a staff draft that raises questions of fact that were to be addressed in an administrative hearing, a hearing which will not now take place. It has no force or effect under law, which raises questions as to why the FCC would choose to release it. The draft report has also not been made available to AT&T prior to today, so we have had no opportunity to address or rebut its claims, which makes its release all the more improper.

http://www.engadget.com/2011/11/29/fcc-accepts-atandts-request-for-withdrawal-asks-if-they-can-stil/

Happy T-Mobile customer here. thumb.gif
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Kind of funny. My mom is a service executive at AT&T and when the whole deal was announced I told her it would never happen given the government's track record with Bell. She said that it was definitely going to happen and I just laughed. I called her after the FCC demanded hearings and she was just like "goddammit".
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Good. Keep the GSM market with a little competition, keeps jobs, and cycles more money through the economy. Bout time the government did something right.
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