Is the Mobile Price War Not Really a Price War?

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March 10 (Bloomberg) -- Craig Moffett, senior telecom analyst at MoffettNathanson, examines the price wars in mobile as AT&T and T-Mobile cut prices on some plans on Bloomberg Television’s “Market Makers.” Moffett, his family and firm, do not own shares of AT&T or T-Mobile.

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