I wondered why my boss was funneling stuff onto my desk this morning, and why the phone kept ringing…
Here we go:
FCC OKs Cingular bid for AT&T
Commission joins Justice Department in giving OK for $41 billion cellular deal.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said Tuesday it has conditionally approved Cingular Wireless’ $41 billion cash acquisition of AT&T Wireless Services Inc., clearing the last big hurdle for the deal….
A combined Cingular and AT&T Wireless will have about 47.6 million customers in 49 states, surpassing current market leader Verizon Wireless.
This is huge.