Consolidation should not mean less choice

Fong, Kevin
June 1999
Network World;06/14/99, Vol. 16 Issue 24, p47
Trade Publication
Comments on future of telecommunications, following AT&T's $100 billion investment on cable. AT&T's acquisition of Tele-Communications Inc.; Possibility that AT&T will dominate the communications infrastructure; Competition within the industry.


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