"Shall we dance?" Internet companies can expect to hear that proposition increasingly from telcos and print media corporations seeking to expand in cyberspace. Today's report of AT&T tentatively bidding for America Online is just one case in point, and more are expected.
Telcos hit snags in Net efforts
news analysis Deregulation was supposed to make it easier for telcos to jump onto the Net, but they have had difficulty connecting on the promise.
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