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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

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That $2.8 billion buyout involing AT&T and Dobson Communications has finally been okayed by the almight Federal Communications Comission. Nearly a month after the Justice Department gave its nod of approval to the sale, the FCC has also given a thumbs-up to the idea and thrown in a few stipulati

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The biggest thing standing in the way of government approval of AT&T's proposed $2.8 billion acquisition of Dobson has been the concern over loss of competition in markets currently served by both carriers -- and it turns out that's a concern AT&T's been working to address from the beginning

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