Plugging in for profit

Cook, William J.; Gest, Ted
October 1993
U.S. News & World Report;10/25/93, Vol. 115 Issue 16, p46
Focuses on Bell Atlantic's announcement that it will buy Tele-Communications Inc., the world's largest cable television operator, and Liberty Media. Ranks with the breakup of AT&T as a signal event of the information age; $26 billion stock and debt swap, one of the biggest corporate mergers ever; Effect on the telecommunications structure of the nation; John Malone, president of TCI and chairman of Liberty Media and Raymond Smith, chairman of Bell Atlantic.


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