back to article AT&T, Verizon agree to hop into bed and thrust new erections over US

US telco giants AT&T and Verizon are joining forces to install cellphone towers throughout America. The nation's two top mobile carriers say they will be teaming up with phone mast builders Tillman Infrastructure to put up a network of hundreds of towers around the US with the aim of using them to hold both cellular voice and …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Our respect is mutual

    "... to hop into bed and thrust new erections over US."

    And people will be thrilled to jump on and off over and over with mutually satisfactory results and smiles all around.

  2. KH

    "Everywhere AT&T doesn't have strong coverage yet"

    Just small towns, like Houston. Everywhere I go, 1 to 2 bars. Page timeouts. I wish all the carriers would spend less $$ yelling at competitors in TV commercials about who has the best coverage, and actually spend some money actually giving us good coverage.

    1. Oblamo BinLyen

      Or Silicon Valley, CA. I'm lucky to get any coverage and I'm on basically flat land with towers all around me, but none close enough to do the job. All I get out of AT&T is.....crickets.

  3. Chris Hance

    Wait, what?

    A telco representative saying that "a diverse community of suppliers" and "increase[d] market competition" are good things? Hey, AT&T, we consumers need more alternatives to the traditional cellular network access leasing model with the large incumbents. It’s not cost-effective or sustainable.

    Oh, right, logical consistency isn't important. Situational ethics support whatever maximizes corporate profits.

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