AT&T (T) ends its bid to acquire T-Mobile (DTEGY.PK), taking a $4B Q4 charge for "break-up...

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AT&T (T) ends its bid to acquire T-Mobile (DTEGY.PK), taking a $4B Q4 charge for "break-up considerations." The two plan to enter a "mutually beneficial roaming agreement." T shares -0.5% AH, but Sprint (S) - which would have been relegated to a junior league carrier if the deal went through - shoots higher, +8.8%. (PR)