AT&T $10 DSL plan
jeffshultz at wvi.com
Fri Jun 22 16:36:04 UTC 2007
The Qwest/MSN deal is similar - not as cheap, but a lot cheaper than
Qwest/anyone else. It's annoying, but we still win on customer service.
William Allen Simpson wrote:
> Apparently, this has been in the news for a couple of days, but only just
> hit my hometown paper....
> AT&T Inc. has started offering a broadband Internet service for $10 a
> cheaper than any advertised plan. The DSL, or digital subscriber line, plan
> introduced Saturday is part of the concessions made by AT&T to the Federal
> Communications Commission to get its $86 billion acquisition of BellSouth
> Corp. approved last December. The $10 offer is available to customers in
> 22-state AT&T service region, which includes Michigan, who have never had
> AT&T or BellSouth broadband.
> Basically, it's only available to *OUR* customers that switch!
> What the heck is the FCC thinking?
> Did AT&T basically say, "Please don't throw me into that briar patch."
> I cannot even lease dialup lines from AT&T/BS at that rate. It will put
> all competitors out of business.
> Anybody considering a lawsuit to stop this happening?
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