Wireless companies are making more money, which is bad news for the rest of us

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The recent announcement of T-Mobile and Sprint's merger has everyone thinking a little more than usual about wireless competition. The US has enjoyed a fierce battle between carriers for the last five years, which has seen prices plummet and new features like unlimited plans made widely (and cheaply) accessible.

But according to a handful of wireless analyst reports seen by Fierce Wireless, it's time for carriers and not consumers to reap the rewards for a change. Analysts note that pricing has "stabilized," fees are going up in some cases, and competition is down -- all good news for investors, but bad news for the customers whose higher bills are fueling those extra profits.

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