Text Message Cos. Deny Conspiracy In Price-Fixing Class Action

Law360, New York (August 15, 2012, 3:05 PM EDT) -- Wireless companies alleged to have conspired with AT&T Mobility LLC, Verizon Wireless LLC, Sprint Nextel Corp. and others to fix prices on text messages asked a New York federal court on Tuesday to toss the claims against them, saying their accusers hadn't presented evidence supporting the antitrust class action.

A group of nine "aggregators" that serve as middlemen in the sending of short message service texts argued that a group of three messaging service companies has failed to allege the aggregators' participation in an antitrust conspiracy,...
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