AT&T Merger

Great pictograph/stat collection from WSJ:



I have no opinion about the merger or the sector — I just enjoy a sharp collection of data intelligently assembled and presented!


AT&T to Cut 10,000 Jobs After BellSouth Merger
Wall Street Expects Deal to Trigger More Phone, Cable Consolidation
WALL STREET JOURNAL, March 6, 2006 12:13 p.m.

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  1. Larry Nusbaum, Scottsdale commented on Mar 6

    This proposed acquisition is less about synergies, Cingular wireless, combined purchasing power, cost savings over the next 8 years, telcom dominance, job cuts (10,000), consolidation, survival, competing, senior executives “sell-out” incentives, or investment banking fees. No.
    It’s about we the people, trying to get through just one financial day without mentioning GOOGLE.

  2. todd commented on Mar 7

    I can’t wait until I can get TV over the phone line! I think Internet based television will revolutionize medium…

    for a SUPER basic idea on where we could be going check out

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