The Washington Post has this big article on why the telecom mergers are on hold. Interesting piece but one thing it misses is that Baby Bells for the longest time have been dithered in making big decisions.
bq. No one knows whether an AT&T-BellSouth match is off for good, but the latest round of talks underscores one of the realities of any merger talks: The regional telephone giants hold most of the cards.
I completely disagree on this. You can read my opinion in this post called, AT&T, BellSouth marriage off…maybe