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AT&T to Expand Into Vermont

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Aug 6, 2008, 10:11 AM   by Eric M. Zeman

Because of regulatory concessions made by Verizon Wireless's purchase of Rural Cellular, it will have to divest some of its holdings in the state of Vermont. AT&T will be picking up those holdings, and can officially enter the state and offer is services there. The process will take several months to complete.

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Aug 6, 2008, 2:38 PM

Why is this news? What's the big deal?

I don't understand the signifigance.
This is news because Vermont is the only state in the country in which one can't buy an iPhone (officially anyway), and also because the VZW/Unicel merger caused enough monopoly concern here to delay the deal for a year. By divesting Unicel's Vermont ...

Aug 6, 2008, 10:52 AM

more choices?

So now Vermont has a couple of choices. Expensive or more expensive. Talk about monopolization. Hmmmm. glad I don't live in Vermont. Run Vermont! Run for your wireless lives!
Wait....people live in vermont??

But this would be the OPPOSITE of a monopoly...
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