House Dems Urge DOJ To Drop AT&T, T-Mobile Tie-Up Suit

Law360, New York (September 15, 2011, 6:39 PM EDT) -- House Democrats asked the U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday to settle its lawsuit over the proposed $39 billion merger of AT&T Inc. and Deutsche Telekom AG's T-Mobile USA Inc.

“We recognize that the Department of Justice has intervened in the merger to ensure competitive markets and protect consumers,” they said in a letter to President Barack Obama.

“Addressing these concerns through a settlement agreement that ensures robust competition while preserving the job creation, capital infrastructure investment and wireless broadband deployment benefits of the merger should...
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