Small Telecoms Lob Antitrust Suit At AT&T

Law360, New York (August 13, 2009, 3:41 PM EDT) -- A group of small telephone carriers has filed an antitrust lawsuit in the hopes of stopping AT&T Corp. and its subsidiaries from doing away with a program that allows them to participate in a $50 cash-back promotion, saying the move will put them out of business because they will be forced to price their services well below cost.

The complaint, filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, accuses the telecommunications giant of embarking on an illegal scheme to undercut the...
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