Tag: At&T

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The Latest Victim Of AT&T’s Offshoring

As AT&T wireless workers head into the 9th month of negotiations, one of their biggest issues at the bargaining table—offshoring of call center jobs—is continuing its devastating toll across the country. The latest community to fall victim to AT&T’s rampant […]

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This Is Not Your Grandfather’s AT&T

Introduction I have had several readers request that I do an article on AT&T (T).  Since the company has just reported earnings, which have thus far received a strong and positive reaction from Wall Street, I thought now would be […]

M&A During The First Half Of 2017 In 5 Charts

M&A During The First Half Of 2017 In 5 Charts

If the first half of this year keeps up its current pace, 2017 will clock one of the lowest totals for completed acquisitions in North America and Europe since 2010. Thus far, just 3,807 deals have closed this year, representing roughly […]

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Verizon Walks Straight Path To Bidding War With AT&T

Straight Path Communications (NYSEMKT: STRP) has received an unsolicited bid of $104.64 per share, or about $1.8 billion, in an all-stock takeover offer from a “multi-national telecommunications company.” That unnamed company? Verizon (NYSE: VZ), according to Reuters, which has also […]