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AT&T-Time Warner to face big regulatory test

Huge wireless business would render the merged entity a new kind of media juggernaut; Trump condemns the deal

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The merger with Time Warner would make AT&T unmatched in its size and reach to consumers through smartphones, home broadband, satellite television, cable channels and movies.

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A CABLE and Internet provider decides to buy an entertainment conglomerate.

The merger is met with scepticism by industry analysts and outrage by consumer groups, who complain that it would thwart competition, create unfair pricing and incite more media consolidation.

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