Barely a month after AT&T admitted that a million less
households would have access to U-Verse by the end of 2008, the outfit is now aiming to have that very amount of subscribers before 2009 dawns. Reportedly, AT&T group president of telecom operations John Stankey made that proclamation during a recent presentation to Wall Street analysts, and it was noted that while U-Verse only has 126,000 latched on right now, around 10,000 installs are being requested each week. Oh, and if you were wondering how this tied into those potentially ludicrous
EchoStar DISH Network
partnership whispers, the provider purportedly reiterated its goal to "dramatically grow" its own service to compete with alternatives.