To the Rescue: T-Mobile’s Decline Requires American Investment to Save Jobs

In light of the recent public clamor by a few special interest groups, such as today’s press conference hosted by so-called “consumer advocates,” and Department of Justice filings opposing the AT&T acquisition of T-Mobile, it is worth considering a few facts about the issue.    The industry continues to exhibit tremendous growth and declining prices, […]

Merger Makes Consumers Big Winners in LTE Investments

AT&T’s merger with T-Mobile has lit up the blogosphere and tech commentators with some voicing concerns over competition, but others noting the big benefit of spreading 4G services to millions more Americans.   On balance, I think this transaction will be positive for consumers.  This merger will leave three large national players and several significant facilities-based […]

Google’s Nonstop Online Monopoly

U.S. regulators should keep in mind the average consumer when proceeding with a decision on the prospective Google acquisition of online air-travel booking software giant ITA.  ITA services many of the most popular online travel booking sites, and while the Department of Justice is trying to work out language that would guarantee freedom of use […]