TITLE

SBC taps prodigy for consumer links

AUTHOR(S)
Menezes
PUB. DATE
November 1999
SOURCE
Multichannel News;11/29/99, Vol. 20 Issue 49, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Details SBC Communications Inc.'s move to leverage its national broadband-data-deployment strategy through a strategic commercial and investment relationship with Internet-service provider Prodigy Communications Corp. Information on SBC's Project Pronto asymmetrical digital subscriber line strategy; Marketing deal to provide high-speed access to customers of America Online Inc.
ACCESSION #
2551186

 

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