There is discussion about a merger between AT&T and T-Mobile. Today there are only four significant players in the cell phone market. A merger between AT&T and T-Mobile would effectively reduce that number to two. The resulting company would only experience realistic competition from Verizon. Sprint would become a distant third competitor. I see two critical issues: First, we need more competition among mobile phone service providers, not less. Consumers pay significantly more in the United States than other countries for service. A merger will likely lead to increased prices and could potentially lead to poorer overall quality. Secondly, and perhaps most importantly, the United States is becoming increasingly dependent on mobile data communications. We need more competition to increase bandwidth speeds, increase quality, and decrease expenses to consumers and businesses. I believe approving a merger between AT&T and T-Mobile woul
SunFyre is written by a guy in a wheelchair, thus "...words from a seated position." However, this journal isn't about being disabled. I'm a husband, father of twins, entrepreneur, author and occasional political pundit.