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Friday, September 20 • 2:15pm - 3:45pm
Mobile Consolidation at an Antitrust Crossroads

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This panel will consider proper antitrust enforcement of mobile mergers as consolidation in the industry reaches new heights. What is the proper balance of weakened price competition against the potential for scale efficiencies and disruptive innovation, especially as carriers embark on next-generation wireless technology?  The discussion will draw lessons from several 4-to-3 mobile mergers that have been approved (with conditions) or denied in Europe and other developed countries.  We will explore the efficacy of spectrum divestitures and the sharing of wireless infrastructure to rectify competitive injury.  

Moderators
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Glenn Woroch

University of California Berkeley

Speakers
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Thomas Hazlett

Clemson University
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Gigi Sohn

Georgetown University
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Michelle Connolly

Duke University


Friday September 20, 2019 2:15pm - 3:45pm PDT
NT08 WCL, 4300 Nebraska Ave, Washington DC