The proposed merger of AT&T and
The benefit will be reduced competition for the newly formed businesses. The impact will be pricier cable and satellite TV service for customers. Unless the public is very vocal, these mergers will be approved.
Company lobbyists are already making the rounds on Capitol Hill. It's up to us to scrutinize every member of Congress before the next election.
Where are the government trust-busters when we need them?
Dodger games are not broadcast to millions of people because
What has this country and the federal government's consumer protection role come to? Need we mention the federal government's failure to control banks that were "too big to fail" prior to the economic meltdown of 2008?
When AT&T was effectively broken up in the 1980s to foster competition in the phone business, it was a good start.
What a pity that many years later AT&T would be allowed not only to dominate the home phone business but also cellphone, TV and Internet service.
After having cable and satellite, I switched to AT&T U-verse last year. Unfortunately, with the Federal Communications Commission asleep at the wheel, we'll all pay more for these monopolies.