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michelle
michelle
3/31/2019 3:10:22 PM
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Re: Biting off a lot
I'm glad you asked. That's what I thought too. It seems a bit ambitious to move on to a blended broadband service if your standard mobile service isn't great...

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afwriter
afwriter
2/28/2019 10:13:51 PM
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Re: Combining TV and mobile?
They do have an app now that has basically replaced the set-top boxes of yore. I cut the cord a long time ago so I don't have any personal experience with it, but as an AT&T customer, I have seen a lot of advertisements about it. 

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ms.akkineni
ms.akkineni
2/28/2019 8:31:21 PM
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Re: Combining TV and mobile?
I wuld definitely hope and expect prices to decline as we see more carriers expand into this space. Right now it's primarily driven by Verizon and AT&T and prices are high. Only competition by others would trigger any chnage of that tendency.

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ms.akkineni
ms.akkineni
2/28/2019 8:27:43 PM
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Re: Biting off a lot
This is true too. I personally was a customer early on and don't have lot good feedback on their mobile service. But keep hearing that they have improved lately. But they must address to make their core service better along expanding into other areas. Then it would help them to grow.

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ms.akkineni
ms.akkineni
2/28/2019 8:25:37 PM
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Re: Combining TV and mobile?
Yes, i agree. Also i think there are lot of customers that prefre to be with one provide that has it all rather than chosing different ones. So i wuld think it is a required move.

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ms.akkineni
ms.akkineni
2/28/2019 8:24:13 PM
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Re: Combining TV and mobile?
I believe this could be a step to be part of standard 'all-in-one bundle' group of providers. Several other carriers like Verizon, AT&T are offering their bundle that has internet, tv and mobile as a package deal. So this could be an effort to be part of the catch up bt T-Mobile.

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JohnDrake
JohnDrake
2/28/2019 1:56:44 PM
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Re: Combining TV and mobile?
I saw that the equivalent of DirecTV is being offered by AT&T without the satellite dish, as a streaming service on platforms such as Roku. I wonder if that is helping. But, I thought that the attempt by AT&T to be an entertainment provider was suffering because of the decision by some other companies to create their own content and just stream rather than use satellite or cable.

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Commisio44354
Commisio44354
2/14/2019 11:18:09 PM
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Re: Combining TV and mobile?
I would humbly add that it is fascinating especially as we see the evolution with the likes of Amazon and Apple as Apple gets to realize its' future that it needs to have.

 

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DonBrowne
DonBrowne
2/14/2019 9:54:21 AM
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Re: Combining TV and mobile?
It will be very interesting to watch the home broadband market and see if the competition helps to bring prices down for the consumer or will they still continue to increase as providers are forced to bring higher and higher speeds to their services?

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afwriter
afwriter
2/12/2019 10:17:50 PM
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Biting off a lot
Isn't T-Mobile kind of notorious for not offering a great product? It seems as if they should get their mobile service squared away before they try to add more services to a bundle. 

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