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AT&T announced its intent to buy T-Mobile for $39 billion from Deutsche Telekom, a deal that would marry the world's second and fourth largest wireless carriers. It would also reduce the wireless playing field to just three, with AT&T on top followed by Verizon and Sprint. Would this be a good thing for consumers? Not according to Sprint, which had plenty to say on the matter. "The combination of AT&T and T-Mobile USA, if approved by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC), would alter dramatically the structure of the communications industry," Sprint... Read more...