reply to pnh102
Re: Joy... I'm for this deal, I see nothing wrong with two companies that have failed in one area get together and offer bundled services and prices.
Verizon failed in making FiOS ubiquitous to all their customers and the cableco failed in providing wireless services (triple play) to their subscribers so why not join forces?
AT&T's T-Mobile deal was a different thing they tried to swallow and destroy a smaller direct competitor the Verizon/cable deal is different as they complement each other.
This deal is similar to what AT&T did with DishNetwork and then DirecTV. If you want to bundle internet with DirecTV they will offer you AT&T internet services.