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AT&T reportedly considering $40 Billion DirecTV Acquistion

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout' started by ItsMyFault, May 1, 2014.

  1. ItsMyFault

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    http://www.theverge.com/2014/4/30/5670434/at-t-reportedly-considering-40-billion-directv-acquisition

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  2. justtxyank

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    Please no. :(
     
  3. Pull_Up_3

    Pull_Up_3 Member

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    y u do dis? :(
     
  4. HR Dept

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    He know what he did. He know what he did. He’s sitting here trying to say like he don’t know, but he know.
     
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    *Won't happen, in my opinion.

    How come only the third sentence has correct subject and verb agreement? ebonics?????? :confused:
     
  6. Air Langhi

    Air Langhi Contributing Member

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    Why don't AT&T and Verizon merge to get back to the original AT&T.
     
  7. Joe Joe

    Joe Joe Go Stros!
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    I don't have an issue with the Comcast-Time Warner merger, from a TV/internet provider standpoint, as they typically aren't in the same area. AT&T and DirectTV are typically overlapping so I have a lot more reservation about this potential merger.
     
  8. leroy

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    I want Southwestern Bell back.
     
  9. Scionxa

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    Exactly! DirecTV is available anywhere in the U.S so long as you have a clear view of the southern sky.
     
  10. A_3PO

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    I don't like it but can't blame AT&T for not standing still if Comcast & Time Warner merge.

    Could Verizon buy Direct TV to finalize a "Big 3"?
     
  11. LonghornFan

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    AT&T is also planning on rolling out the Gigabyte internet like Google Fiber has been installing. They already have plans to bring this to Houston.
     
  12. leroy

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    It's spreading in Austin. I upgraded to the 50 mbps plan so that I would already have the equipment for the Gigabyte when it makes it to my neighborhood. Should be any week now.
     
  13. REEKO_HTOWN

    REEKO_HTOWN I'm Rich Biiiiaaatch!

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    Installer told me that but even he doubts it happens in next 3 years. Said Houston isn't a priority market for ATT since Google isn't competing here. Said google forced their hand with fiber locations.
     
  14. LonghornFan

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    I'm working on the Google projects, working on San Antonio and Portland right now. As soon as I hear anything about ATT&T coming here I'll post it up.
     
  15. Rocketman95

    Rocketman95 Hangout Boy

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    You know what? **** Portland. That's what.
     
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  16. Ziggy

    Ziggy QUEEN ANON

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    **** San Antonio too, I don't like them quietly getting new shiny things and expanding. I'm gonna wake up tomorrow and that city will be bigger than Dallas. I don't have any land out that way, **** them.

    Is Southwestern Bell back yet? SWB 4 Life over here.
     
  17. SwoLy-D

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    :cool:
     
  18. HR Dept

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    I don't know, ask Mo Williams.
     
  19. Harrisment

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    Come on now, you know Swoly can't be bothered to read the GARM.
     
  20. SwoLy-D

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    Sometimes I don't... but during the playoffs and for the non-bickering parts of it, I do (and I did go check it because it seemed a lot better than what HR Dept had written), but you know the press can't be bothered to verify if that sentence really had a "He's sitting" or a "He sitting". ;)
     

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