In comments released by the company along with the FCC filing, Sprint said that AT&T’s purchase of T-Mobile would do nothing to relieve spectrum congestion, noting that AT&T already has the largest spectrum holdings of any wireless company in the United States, much of it still unused. Sprint also questions AT&T’s assertion that it needs T-Mobile to reach 97 percent of the U.S. population, since its current spectrum holdings already enable that reach. — Sprint Tells FCC ATandT-T-Mobile Merger Will Harm Consumers, Competition - Mobile and Wireless - News & Reviews - eWeek.com This is how screwed we are if this merger goes through. aka bigtime.
plenty of people pointed out from the beginning that what both companies have done completely pales in comparison to the sort of data that mobile phone operators regularly collect on you. — As People Realize That There’s Tons Of Mobile Phone Tracking Data Out There, Fingers Start Pointing | Techdirt - And so it begins. Yes folks, Google and Apple are nowhere near as evil as the information that your carriers collect about you. While google and apple require substantial legal requests to give out your information, your cellphone carriers don’t. In fact, they make a profit off of it.