An ad criticizing the deal
as creating a monopoly and stunting job growth will start airing today, paid for by the Communications Workers of America
The Federal Communications Commission and the Justice Department are currently reviewing the deal, in which Verizon would buy spectrum from companies such as Comcast and Time Warner Cable.
The CWA ad buy is a major one for the union, although a CWA spokeswoman declined to disclose how much. The ads will air on cable and broadcast television in D.C., and on cable TV in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Richmond, Va. Check the ad after the jump.