TITLE

AT&T Unglued

AUTHOR(S)
Paskowski, Marianne
PUB. DATE
October 2000
SOURCE
Multichannel News;10/30/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 44, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the corporate divestiture of AT&T Corp. in the United States. Notion on the convergence strategy of company chairman C. Michael Armstrong; Transformation of AT&T Broadband as an independent cable company; Concerns over the corporate acquisitions of Tele-Communications Inc. and MediaOne; Challenges faced by the company executives.
ACCESSION #
3727080

 

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