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AT&T merges into cable fast lane

AT&T and Time Warner strike a deal for local telephone service over cable, a move that will give the long distance giant access to nearly half the homes in the United States.

AT&T and Time Warner strike a deal for local telephone service over cable, a move that will give the long distance giant access to nearly half the homes in the United States. As AT&T continues its cable push and gears up to close its merger with TCI, is Road Runner in range as a takeover target?

AT&T sets sights on more cable deals
With the Time Warner cable telephony deal giving it access to nearly half the households in the United States, AT&T's end run around the Baby Bells for local phone service is close to complete.

Can Road Runner run fast enough?
news analysis Now that Time Warner and AT&T have finalized their long-awaited voice communications deal, a pact to meld their high-speed Internet services may not be far behind.

AT&T, Time Warner cut cable deal
update The long distance giant and cable leader have struck a deal to offer telephone services over cable lines in 33 states, boosting AT&T's bid to enter the local phone markets.

Cable open access: What's next?
news analysis Now that the FCC has indicated that broadband services are rolling out in a "reasonable and timely" fashion and that, for now, no additional laws are needed, where does that leave Portland, Oregon?