AT&T Inc. (T), Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ): How the Feds Want to Put Heat on This Telecom Duo

The news today that DISH Network Corp (NASDAQ:DISH) Network is making a $25.5 billion bid for Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE:S), rivaling the previous $20.1 billion offer from SoftBank for a 70% stake, promises to further complicate things. DISH Network Corp (NASDAQ:DISH) has been busy beefing up its own spectrum holdings over the years for an inevitable push into the wireless industry.

Regulators are going to have their hands full.

The article How the Feds Want to Put Heat on AT&T and Verizon originally appeared on Fool.com is written by Evan Niu, CFA.

Fool contributor Evan Niu, CFA, owns shares of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ). The Motley Fool has no position in any of the stocks mentioned.

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