The Latest in IT Security

FCC approves AT&T’s purchase of Leap Wireless, says it’s ‘in the public interest’

14
Mar
2014

The Federal Communications Commission has approved ATTs acquisition of Leap Wireless, the company that operates the popular Cricket brand of prepaid wireless service. Acknowledging that an unchecked deal couldve harmed the public interest, the FCC says concessions and commitments made by ATT have effectively counterbalanced any major concerns. Many of them focus on south Texas and southwestern markets where Cricket holds a strong footprint. Weve gone over what the deal means for consumers previously, but in short, ATT just picked up 5 million new customers and is expected to use Leaps assets to bolster its network capacity in larger markets.

Comments are closed.

Categories

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2020
WHITE PAPERS

Mission-Critical Broadband – Why Governments Should Partner with Commercial Operators:
Many governments embrace mobile network operator (MNO) networks as ...

ARA at Scale: How to Choose a Solution That Grows With Your Needs:
Application release automation (ARA) tools enable best practices in...

The Multi-Model Database:
Part of the “new normal” where data and cloud applications are ...

Featured

Archives

Latest Comments