Genachowski’s FCC Tenure Featured Push to Open Wireless Spectrum (Video)

AllThingsD examines the legacy of Julius Genachowski, who on Friday announced his intent to step down as Federal Communications Commission Chairman.

AT&T Attacks T-Mobile in New Ad, Says Rival the One Dropping More Calls

After enduring months of attacks from T-Mobile, AT&T this week unleashed a rebuttal ad taking shots at its smaller rival.

Interview: AT&T’s De La Vega on LTE, Tablets and Life After T-Mobile

The head of AT&T’s cellphone unit also explains why Motorola and Research In Motion were notably absent from the company’s announcements on Monday.

AT&T Dropping Its T-Mobile Bid, Owes Billions to Deutsche Telekom

The company is dropping its bid in the face of stiff regulatory opposition. AT&T now owes T-Mobile parent Deutsche Telekom billions in cash and spectrum as part of a rich breakup fee.

Justice Department, AT&T Agree to Halt Court Proceedings Until at Least January

Under the agreed-upon plan, AT&T will update the court by Jan. 12 whether it intends to continue with its attempt to acquire T-Mobile USA.

DOJ to AT&T: We Can Play the Stalling Game, Too

And when it comes to the T-Mobile deal, time would seem to be on the government’s side, as both AT&T and T-Mobile would appear to want a deal sooner rather than later.

AT&T to Take $4 Billion Charge to Cover Costs if T-Mobile Deal Fails

The company also withdrew its pending application to the Federal Communications Commission seeking approval for the purchase, though it says it will fight on.

Road Gets Rockier for AT&T’s T-Mobile Deal

Even if the Department of Justice fails in its bid to block the deal, it appears that the Federal Communications Commission will seek its own hearing to thwart the proposed merger.

T-Mobile USA Sees iPhone 4S Leading to More Customer Defections

The cautionary note comes as the company released third-quarter earnings that showed improved margins but a slight dip in revenue.

Anti-Merger Congresswoman, U.S. CTO Tour AT&T’s New Silicon Valley Office

AT&T on Monday showed off a recently opened facility in Palo Alto to U.S. CTO Aneesh Chopra and U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, a Democrat who has opposed the T-Mobile deal.

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Cellular South Joins Fight Against AT&T-T-Mobile Deal

With a lawsuit filed today, Mississippi-based regional carrier Cellular South joined the forces aligned against the proposed AT&T takeover of T-Mobile, a group that includes customers, competitors, several states and the U.S. Department of Justice.