AT&T, the US' largest long-distance carrier has abandoned its ambition to compete in the local market. Its chief executive, Michael Armstrong told journalists yesterday that the company, "is not going to spend money on this fool's errand."
AT&T is not the only long-distance operator to have failed to break into the local market. The failure of BT's marriage to MCI was blamed on the US telco's losses which were largely due to its problem in getting into the local business.
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