- Relinquish 46% of the voting power you currently hold for no compensation;
- Give up the premium that you paid for your voting shares for no compensation; and
- Accept one of the worst offers for a share collapse seen in Canada in over a decade.
Video losses are expected to slow at the nation's largest cable system operator while growth accelerates for data and phone users.
Telecom equipment makers such as Ciena and Juniper Networks could suffer if AT&T chooses to prioritize capital spending on content rather than its network.
AT&T's bold attempt at vertical consolidation may cause media, telecom, and pay-TV firms to all reconsider their strategies.