The Department of Justice is looking into whether big U.S. phone companies such as AT&T and Verizon Communications are abusing their market power, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal on Monday.
The newspaper cited unnamed sources who said that the Justice Department is reviewing potential anticompetitive practices. No formal investigation has been launched, and the review is in its early stages, the Journal article said. It's not clear yet if a formal investigation will follow.
Part of the inquiry is likely to focus on whether wireless carriers are harming smaller competitors by striking … Read more