An analyst report says AT&T needs to spend five billion dollars MORE to improve their wireless network to support all the data usage that they are starting to see. And people wonder why I'm, as well as Om, are saying Voice over 3G doesn't really work?
Almost two years a go, a retired former AT&T Network executive called what AT&T needed to fix the network a "seven billion dollar coat of paint" to fix things so its not like they woke up last year and realized that they had both an issue with under capacity and a backhaul problem on their hands. It was known and known very well. But like so many companies from our past, where profits over performance ruled the day, the company has forsaken the customers and reduced capital expenditures in favor of better stock performance.