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I use T-Mobile and I'm against it. More companies = more competition. More competition means more for the consumer.

On a side note, should this deal not go through, one of the managers at the store I go to said AT&T will lose 3 billion or something.
more competition = lower prices

lower prices = lower profits

lower profits = less money into investments, less money to workers, layoffs

depressed wages results

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more competition = lower prices

lower prices = lower profits

lower profits = less money into investments, less money to workers, layoffs

depressed wages results

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Clearly the only way to go about running a viable economy is government mandated monopolies.
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Clearly the only way to go about running a viable economy is government mandated monopolies.
allow me to give you a ridiculous list of emotes i strongly disapprove of. : drum::ap plaud: and so on.

we need more emotes like this





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EMOTION IN MOTION!
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What's the point of coverage when you'll be paying $500 for 1mb of data and 10 minutes of voice?
been paying what, $25 a month for unlimited everything on my iphone 4. I want more cell towers nao.

Marxism #1!
Edited by Shogon - 3/30/11 at 3:18am
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If you guys want to get an idea of what we're in for if this sort of thing takes place look up the defunct company "Ma Bell"(Bell System). It was the mother company of AT&T before the government busted it into 8 pieces. Go ahead and try to find one positive thing the company did in the entirety of its existence. If this company hadn't been dissolved it's quite possible we wouldn't even have the internet yet.
Technologically speaking, Bell did a lot of really good stuff while they were "Ma Bell".

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bell_Labs

Unix, C, C++, Transistors, etc.

Though I'm sure from a consumer standpoint, they were pretty bad.
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Yay! Some support from a big name. Thank you Sprint.
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Because they know they're next to be acquired.
     
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