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Big tech mergers from the Bush era

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

SIRIUS AND XM: Won approval to merge in 2008 to form the nation's only satellite radio provider. The company has an estimated 20 million subscribers.

ORACLE AND PEOPLESOFT: Won approval in 2005.

AT&T AND BELLSOUTH: Merged in 2005. AT&T now has about 78 million wireless subscribers.

VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS AND MCI: Won approval to merge in 2005. The $8.5 billion deal boosted Verizon's customer base.

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