The following statement is attributed to
Harold Feld, legal director of Public Knowledge:
“It has recently come to our attention
that AT&T is engaged in selling spectrum at a time when AT&T is telling
the government and the public it needs to take over rival T-Mobile because it
“The sheer hypocrisy behind this
action is almost beyond belief.
Given that the sale was publicly disclosed in July, it is unfathomable
that AT&T for months has been trying to make spectrum a central reason why
the $39 billion takeover of the fourth-largest national carrier is
AT&T’s offer to sell spectrum is here.
The chart was part of an article in the law
firm’s June 27 bulletin, here.