TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Re: Yahoo in Broadband Phone Pact With BellSouth

Re: Yahoo in Broadband Phone Pact With BellSouth

Matt Simpson (
Tue, 18 Oct 2005 11:34:26 -0400

In article <>, Eric Auchard
<> wrote:

> The co-branded BellSouth Yahoo service will be available to all three
> tiers of broadband service now offered by BellSouth. BellSouth counts
> 2.4 million subscribers to its broadband services.

In other words, they've decided the money is in content/advertising, and
not in providing connectivity. They're more interested in offering
"new" service to their existing broadband customers than in extending
broadband access to people who can't buy it now.

Hey guys, SOMEBODY has to sell access if y'all wanna sell content.

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