You just thought that whole AT&T-Dobson Communications tie up was completely over. Turns out, AT&T is now being asked to pay $2 million as part of a civil settlement for violating a pair of court orders related to the acquisition. According to a petition filed by the Department of Justice, t
5 years ago
Way back in autumn of last year, AT&T agreed to give up seven markets in its Dobson Communications buy in order to get the all-important FCC stamp of approval; just a few months ago, Verizon Wireless was forced to sell licenses in six markets in order to improve competition in the Rural Cellular
6 years ago
Seems while everybody in the US was lining up to buy an iPhone from AT&T, it was just finishing some spending of its own, namely the purchase of Dobson Communications -- operating as Cellular One. AT&T dropped $2.8 billion for Dobson plus assumed its debt which knocks the total up to the $5.
7 years ago