Have the telco TV stars aligned?

Baumgartner, Jeff
December 2005
CED;Dec2005, Vol. 31 Issue 13, p48
Trade Publication
The article reports on the telephone industry. The industry is facing competitive threats to their bread-and-butter voice business. In response, the industry have taken some major steps in the last couple of years when it comes to adding its service bundles. It is believed that cable operators will have a big marketing challenge on their hands, as telcos continue to refer to their IPTV offerings as "better TV." SBC Communications, which is set to launch its "U-verse" IPTV service next year, believes the stars have finally aligned for the RBOC to move aggressively into video.


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