Telephone Industry’s Comical Consolidation

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Surfing wikipedia can lead to wonderful things. Check out this neat chart we found showing the evolution of telephone company consolidation. Click the box to see a larger version.

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Old AT&T really knows how to be persistent.

Update: Stephen Colbert has a typically awesome take on this.

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