T-Mobile http://news.stlpublicradio.org en AT&T to buy T-Mobile USA for $39 billion http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/att-buy-t-mobile-usa-39-billion <p><a href="http://www.att.com/gen/landing-pages?pid=3309">AT&amp;T Inc.</a> is about to become the largest cellphone company in the U.S. The company says it will buy <a href="http://www.t-mobile.com/company/">T-Mobile USA</a> from <a href="http://www.telekom.com/dtag/cms/content/dt/en/30782">Deutsche Telekom AG</a> in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $39 billion.</p><p>Right now AT&amp;T is the second largest wireless carrier, behind only <a href="http://aboutus.vzw.com/aboutusoverview.html">Verizon Wireless</a>. AT&amp;T expects its acquisition to take a year to close.</p> Mon, 21 Mar 2011 16:13:49 +0000 Kelsey Proud & The Associated Press 765 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org AT&T to buy T-Mobile USA for $39 billion