http://www.marketwatch.com/News/Sto...04F-4938-9692-B2704970428B}&siteid=mktw&dist= This is going to give the old SBC way too much clout. SBC in Ca. was busted padding bills, charging for services people never ordered, sales calls at all hours, They are a very aggressive money hungry co. They want to charge ISP's more and threaten to limit bandwidth to consumers. This also gives them control of cingular. Way too much power to a co. that is continually fined by the Ca PUC for illegal sales and billing practices.