By Gautham Nagesh - 06/23/11 06:44 PM EDT
The filing also cites the more familiar arguments in favor of the merger from proponents: that it will speed the deployment of 4G wireless broadband to more than 97 percent of the population and increase the membership of the Communications Workers of America. AT&T is the only unionized major wireless carrier.
Sanchez noted Hispanics are leading adopters of mobile technology, with two-thirds of the overall U.S. Hispanic population currently making use of the mobile Web. He said boosting union membership is also a priority of his organization.