Submitted by ub on Wed, 08/31/2011 - 13:51

The US Justice Department wants to block the merger between AT&T and T-Mobile. Attorneys filed a complaint to block AT&T’s proposed $39 billion buy out of T-Mobile. This deal that would create the largest carrier in the US and reshape the communications industry.

The legal documents complains that T-Mobile “places important competitive pressure on its three larger rivals, particularly in terms of pricing, a critically important aspect of competition.” This is also highlighted T-Mobile’s high speed network and its innovations in technology.