Lots of bad headlines giving a nice little shot in the arm for AT&T. Just another circus act like the klown keeps up. Lots of misdirection to draw away from the poor fundamental truths underlying AT&T.
It sure won't be serviced by DTV income that will turn net negative as OTTs and direct to consumer floods the TV bundler space.
"Buffett doesn't know much about technology" Tell me again whyAT&T has massive capex budget to keep up with????? ______new technology____?
Like spending it using multiple spoofed IDs and deleting your posting history? Keep up the circus act.
Multiple technologies changing such in 2016-2017 deployments that will bring it to all but those still sitting on rural dial up.... G.fast, DOCSIS 3.1, 5G. DTV market barrier collapses....
Hog, which is why it surprised me he bought IBM. Most others I can follow his logic but that one still surprises me today. Wal-mart he seems a little late to the game but it should be an enduring player against a growing threat from the likes of Amazon.
That is bad. I've commented about my wife's AT&T cell reception during travel but no reception in a town of 100K seems ridiculous within an incumbent AT&T wired area. Now tell me what is going to happen if/when Verizon brings wireless ++Gbps using 5G to your town that AT&T doesn't service. AT&T will lose its subs hand over fist.....
I went through the same thing cancelling my land line earlier this year and switching over to VOIP. AT&T cancelled my change for some unknown reason and it several months to get the move made. Assuming one day Verizon brings 5G to my area, I will cut ties with AT&T. Even the AT&T technician was getting ticked off at the call center he was working with to get my phone number moved to the VOIP. It was a circus act watching the tech irritated at his own people and from what I experienced even trying to get him there I completely understood.
I'm far from being the only person to question the DTV purchase as its market barrier is beginning to collapse.
Never left but I have posted more frequently on iii investor chat room as posts are not allowed their by spoofing klowns that are of no substance.
A fool and his money are soon parted. Don't read financials and buying for the yield..... Good luck klown.
Just like that imaginary Caribbean cruise you took?
Your ignorance is becoming rather exposed today klown. Good klown act going. Keep up the entertainment.
S is going to chase small cells and 5G much like AT&T and small cells are for population centers. The spectrum in next year is for macro players that would more than likely invite a new wireless player into the fold who would want the longer distance spectrum. S needs to do something different. That's for sure as its network is horrible. S has good spectrum for pop centers in the Clearwire acquisition that is being enabled by new R&D.
First column: The year of investment (on Jan 1 of the year)
Second column: The CAGR if SPY was bought on Jan 1 of the year and held to date.
Third column: The CAGR if T was bought on Jan 1 of the year and held to date.
Year SPY T
2000 4.1% 2.4%
2001 5.1% 2.5%
2002 6.5% 4.0%
2003 9.0% 7.1%
2004 7.5% 7.5%
2005 7.2% 7.9%
2006 7.5% 8.7%
2007 6.6% 4.5%
2008 6.8% 2.7%
2009 15.3% 8.1%
2010 13.5% 8.7%
2011 13.1% 8.1%
2012 16.2% 7.9%
2013 16.3% 4.7%
2014 8.6% 2.2%
Courtesy Varan's post on Seeking Alpha. Those are total returns with dividends. Stephenson needs to be replaced but it is too late as the DTV albatross can't be undone.
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Could you repeat that in Laymens terms? 13Fs?
MB klown at his finest on SA.
Berkshire also holds a large position in VZ. It held positions in BNSF and UNP before it bought out BNSF. AT&T is trash and Berkshire found a greater fool in owning DTV.
ROFL. That position in AT&T was via DTV shares in the AT&T acquisition being converted. Berkshire found the bigger fool in DTV shares as that pay TV bundler market will crumble as bandwidth expands and OTTs come storming into the picture.