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This little video sort of describes what will happen to people that have there only option become at&t
    
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Guess they can be competitive with themselves :\\
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post #13 of 20
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Originally Posted by ForumViewer View Post
Might wanna have a look at this then.


http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/43865408...s-motley_fool/
Yup, I read that the other day.....IMHO I don't think the merger will go through...in the long run the consumers will lose out....just my
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Competition is healthy. I hope the merger does not happen.
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post #15 of 20
I'll just switch to Sprint. I've got my eye on the Evo 3D. I've been holding out on upgrading my HD2 to the Sensation, because I won't be with ATT ever again.
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post #16 of 20
Simple answer to a previous question: service diminishes because att no longer has the need to compete, therefore they do not invest in progressive new technologies which would benefit the consumer. They pretty much swim in their pool of money until they realize "omg my pools getting low again" and finally something happens. But pretty much common sense and human nature (and big business money hogging business mentality) will tell you this already
post #17 of 20
You guys have to understand that it's not that AT&T are trying to break up competition, but it's because T-Mobile's parent company wants out of the US.
     
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post #18 of 20
Those 2 youtube videos are funny and sad at the same time because that is what it's like here in amerikka. Capitalism only works if there's competition. Like my econ teacher said he's all about capitalism but only when there is healthy competition which doesn't seem to be happening much these days with big businesses. Yea your coverage might get better if they merge but then you're stuck in a full nelson by AT&T and primed for a good ass ram. They impose a 500mb cap for $100? Tough, go somewhere else. Oh wait they agreed with Verizon to do the same so you're SOL. Then you can watch the network age and fall apart while AT&T sits around and counts its money because hey, there's no point in upgrading when there's a duopoly.
post #19 of 20
Well if Cingular told anyone about AT&T buying out companies. Nothing good will happen and that it will not improve the quailty of service. I still don't forgive you ATT for taking away my Cingular.
post #20 of 20
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Originally Posted by gbrilliantq View Post
I'll just switch to Sprint. I've got my eye on the Evo 3D. I've been holding out on upgrading my HD2 to the Sensation, because I won't be with ATT ever again.
I've played with the 3d. The effect is pretty bad... Looks like one of those flip cards .

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