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3. Re: Morning Mobilization Mar 21, 2011, 11:26 Nerian
 
Anti-trust regulation is in place to prevent monopolies, not customer inconvenience. I believe they said that 18 of the top 20 markets currently have at least 5 providers covering their metro areas. This means that there will still be competition in those areas.

In the areas where ATT would be left as the only provider, they are generally going to be required by the feds to divest themselves of a portion of their assets in said areas to another company before the merger will be approved.

There's a reason they expect this to take a year or so to go through the works. You're blowing it a tad bit out of proportion. There's plenty of ways for this to get approved without causing a monopoly anywhere.
 
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