AT&T (T) is trying to get rivals including MetroPCS (PCS) and Leap Wireless (LEAP) to sell...

|By:, SA News Editor

AT&T (T) is trying to get rivals including MetroPCS (PCS) and Leap Wireless (LEAP) to sell spectrum and subscribers to rivals like Sprint (S) in the hopes of rescuing its $39B takeover of T-Mobile (DTEGF.PK) from the clutches of a DOJ anti-competition lawsuit. A botched deal would cost AT&T $3B-plus-perks.