AT&T Inc. and T-Mobile USA: Anatomy of a Failed Merger, (A) and (B)
Galbraith, B., Hoye, M., and O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor)
February 15, 2018
Strategy & General Management
The United States’s second-largest wireless telecommunications provider attempts to create competitive advantage in the marketplace through a $39 billion merger with a top competitor. In pursuit of a merger with T-Mobile, AT&T ends up fighting allegations of uncompetitive practices and antitrust litigation from the U.S. Department of Justice. AT&T now looks for a strategy to promote the efficiencies of the deal and gain regulatory approval. (A) 11pp. (B) 4 pp. Case # 12-02 (2012).