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AT&T is reportedly on the search to acquire a European carrier based in the Netherlands, Germany or the United Kingdom. The news is courtesy of The Wall Street Journal, which said AT&T’s goal is to enter a new market where it “can upgrade technology and roll out more lucrative pricing strategies.” European carriers are still focused on rolling out 4G LTE, a technology that is now widely available in the United States.

A deal could happen by the end of 2013, andThe Wall Street Journal said Everything Everywhere and Royal KPN NV are currently in AT&T’s scopes.