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Key Senator Backs Telecom Probe: Concerns Grow in Congress Over Cellphone Carriers' Practices

Date: July 7, 2009
Author: Cecilia Kang
QUOTE: He called for the Justice Department to closely scrutinize future mergers and to investigate whether dominant cellphone carriers are stifling competition in violation of antitrust laws. Over the past three years, the number of national wireless carriers has dropped to four from seven, and the top four carriers serve nine out of 10 cellphone users.

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