At&t/T-Mobile Merger is About Spectrum, Redux

Lynne Kiesling In case you were in doubt concerning my argument of a couple of weeks ago and back in March that the AT&T/T-Mobile merger is largely driven by our flawed spectrum policy, Gordon Crovitz weighed in with his version of the same argument in the Wall Street Journal earlier this week: The great threat … More At&t/T-Mobile Merger is About Spectrum, Redux

Suderman on Spectrum

Lynne Kiesling As an addendum to my earlier post on the DOJ’s challenge of the AT&T/T-Mobile merger, Peter Suderman at Reason has an informative post (with good links@) making essentially the same point as mine. The more the merrier!

Quality, Broadband, and Spectrum: What the Doj’s At&t/T-Mobile Lawsuit Misses

Lynne Kiesling Yesterday’s announcement that the US DOJ would challenge the merger of AT&T’s wireless business with T-Mobile’s was surprising, and their approach to the merger seems to be more conventional and rooted in old HHI-market share and price effect metrics. Their analysis suggests that due to the substantial overlap in the existing separate AT&T … More Quality, Broadband, and Spectrum: What the Doj’s At&t/T-Mobile Lawsuit Misses