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AT&T Reports Progress Since SBC Merger

AT&T Inc. reported today on the companys progress since merging with SBC Inc., noting it already has won more than 3,900 deals from business customers and expanded its networking services. AT&T also has appointed its senior sales leadership teams and expects to have account representatives fully in place by the first week of January. The […]

reseller channel: Cablecos Sprint to Quad-Play

Four of the nations top cable providers are teaming with Sprint Corp. to deliver a suite of converged services that include live television on wireless phones, combined wireline/wireless mailboxes and more. Advance/Newhouse Communications Inc., Comcast Corp., Time Warner Inc.s cable division and Cox Communications Inc. will resell wireless service from Sprint. Also, they will partner […]

reseller channel: News Briefs

Virginia-based CLEC Talk America Holdings Inc. has signed a commercial agreement with the ILEC subsidiaries of SBC Communications Inc., the companys largest network supplier. Talk America says the deal means customers will experience a seamless transition from SBCs UNE-P platform to the SBC wholesale platform. It also expands Talk Americas footprint and allows the CLEC […]

Long-Haul Wholesale Field Narrows

The Level 3 Communications Inc. merger with WilTel Communications Group LLC mirrors the industrywide predilection for consolidation, and analysts predict it will help the former rivals land customers neither could get flying solo and, perhaps more importantly, inspire more stable pricing in the wholesale market. It also may mean Level 3 will stay true to […]

FCC Imposes Wholesale Conditions on Megamergers

The FCC has blessed the merger of Verizon Communications Inc. with MCI Inc. and the takeover of AT&T Corp. by SBC Communications Inc., but not without levying several wholesale conditions to which the companies all must adhere. Despite their opposition to the mergers, CLECs did win some tradeoffs thanks to Democratic commissioners. FCC Chairman Kevin […]

AT&T to Trade Under T Symbol

The new AT&T Inc. tomorrow will begin trading under the T symbol on the New York Stock Exchange. The T was AT&T Corp.s symbol before the company was bought by SBC Communications Inc. AT&T Corp. was a member of the Dow 30 until April 2004. SBC, which changed its name to AT&T Inc. after the […]

AT&T Unveils New Logo

The new AT&T today unveiled its corporate logo and ushered in its first day of operations as the company newly merged with SBC Communications Inc. AT&T also is revving up new ad and marketing campaigns. The new logo builds on the AT&T globe by making it three-dimensional, adding transparent strips and making AT&T lowercase. Ovum […]

Calif. PUC Approves Megamergers, ‘New AT&T’ Launches

California regulators today approved the $8.4 billion merger of Verizon Communications Inc. and MCI Inc., and the $16 billion takeover of AT&T Corp. by SBC Communications Inc., but not without imposing some conditions. The consent was the last in a series of required steps for the mergers to go through, and SBC said the approval […]

Whitacre In, Dorman Out at New AT&T

SBC Communications Inc. yesterday named the senior management team that will lead the company once it has acquired AT&T Corp. Missing from the lineup is AT&T CEO and Chairman David Dorman. Instead, current SBC head Edward E. Whitacre Jr. will serve as chairman of the board and CEO of the new AT&T. Dorman will resign […]

Arizona Corporation Commission Approves SBC-AT&T Merger

The Arizona Corporation Commission on Friday approved the merger of SBC Communications Inc. and AT&T Corp. The step completes regulatory reviews in 35 of 36 states with clearance processes. The merger is expected to close later this year.

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