Verizon to T-Mobile: Weren’t you the hypocrite in bed with AT&T?

Verizon and its cable partners aren’t taking T-Mobile’s bashing of their proposed spectrum deal lying down. In fact, they’re accusing the carrier of hypocrisy, throwing in T-Mobile’s face its own recent attempt to merge with AT&T, which would have created the megacarrier to beat all megacarriers.

AT&T-Mo fails FCC test but has one more shot

The FCC condemned AT&T-Mo in every way it could think of short of denying the actual merger. Instead it passed it along to an administrative law judge, where telecom deals go to die. But first AT&T has to face down the DOJ.