Om Malik on AT&T – T-Mobile merger plans

Om Malik on AT&T – T-Mobile merger plans.

In AT&T & T-Mobile Merger, Everybody Loses

It doesn’t matter how you look at it, this is just bad for wireless innovation, which means bad news for consumers. T-Mobile has been pretty experimental and innovative – it has experiment with newer technologies such as UMA, built its own handsets and has generally been a more consumer centric company. AT&T on the other hand has innovation of a lead pencil and has the mentality more suited to a monopoly – a position it wants to regain.