Just Say No To Verizon and MCI is Rich Tehrani's view on the proposed merger. The deal which will be good for shareholders is a bad one for consumers in his mind.
Given how the DoJ went after Microsoft don't be surprised if they use some of the same logic when it comes to this merger. While not a monopoly environment, we are entering a period of oligopoly which could mean higher prices, and less rapid deployment of new services.
I say...bring on WiMax, but keep the telcos out of it for at least ten years.