September 1, 2011
T-Mobile May Suffer if AT&T Deal Fails
By JENNA WORTHAM
When AT&T agreed to buy T-Mobile USA in March, the deal looked like a happy fate for a company that had been losing customers and facing declining sales.
But should the lawsuit filed by the Justice Department on Wednesday kill the proposed merger, some analysts say it could leave T-Mobile in a much worse position than it was before the deal was announced, its competitiveness sapped by months spent in limbo.