Probe of AT&T;, Verizon recalls closed '16 case

Posted: April 22, 2018 at 3:46 a.m.
Updated: April 22, 2018 at 3:46 a.m.

The Justice Department is currently investigating whether AT&T and Verizon may have colluded to thwart a technology that could allow wireless customers to switch network providers more easily. But antitrust officials conducting a similar probe in 2016 found little evidence for the claim and ultimately dropped the inquiry, according to a letter sent by the Justice Department and obtained by The Washington Post.

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