North Carolina is not likely to join the growing ranks of critics who decry AT&T's proposed $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile.
Regulators in California and Louisiana are reviewing the planned merger of the nation's second-largest and fourth-largest wireless service providers for its potential to diminish competition and customer choice.
And just today, rival Sprint has filed its opposition with the Federal Communications Commission, saying it would give AT&T and Verizon Wireless more than 80 percent of the market.
In North Carolina, Gov. Bev Perdue supports the proposed merger. In a May 31 letter to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, Perdue said the merger "represents another development in the marketplace which can benefit the people of my state."