The transaction enables the combined company to offer consumers bundles that include video, high-speed broadband and mobile services using all of its sales channels — AT&T's 2,300 retail stores and thousands of authorized dealers and agents of both companies nationwide.
The deal is particularly notable in light of the recent Comcast-Time Warner deal. With all other cable players being effectively edged out, it won't be long before all US cable services exist as one giant monopolized, soul-sucking blob. [Business Wire]
Source: gizmodo.com by Ashley Feinberg