Re: THE END OF AT&T - ARTICLE FROM IEEE SPECTRUM 7/5/05
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, James Browne <jamesm.browne@g...>
> Excellent article! Makes you think where technology would be todayif
> AT&T were still around.ISDN?
>Sadly, the same corporate assets andcertain
> capabilities that caused AT&T to be such a R&D triumph rubbed
> economists the wrong way.It rubbed a lot of people the wrong way because it cost you big time
every month to pay for AT&T's overhead.
>The Anti-Trust laws meant to protect peoplebuilt
> from the fraudulent monopolies of yesteryear took down a company
> on the exact opposite, producing a quality product that was the bestTheir R&D was certainly the best...
> in the world.