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AT&T was a good article, but it has been removed from the list. There are suggestions below for improving the article to meet the good article criteria. Once these are addressed, the article can be renominated. Editors may also seek a reassessment of the decision if they believe there was a mistake.
== In 2013, the Spanish Government would have dampened a friendly takeover attempt of AT&T on Telefónica, valued in 122,000 million euros. Such an impediment would be justified in the strategic nature of the company and AT&T would have taken a step backward. ==
I have a hard time parsing this. What does this mean exactly? Who was to take over whom?
It seems highly speculative and vague. For instance, what does "...would have taken a step backward" refer to?
Why is this blurb shown in such a prominent place in the article? It is, at best, of regional interest, not critical to the (history of the) company as a whole... Perhaps a separate "subsidiaries" type section would do?
The article on the original co. was at some point re-titled "History of AT&T" but the "about" box didn't keep up, thus redirecting to one of the new co.'s subsidiaries. I've edited this but if anyone disagrees... Chrismorey (talk) 23:02, 7 May 2014 (UTC)
No, the History of AT&T article was newly created as a sub-article not long ago in order to prevent this article from being bogged down too much with the at times convoluted history of the name. The name has been used by two companies, of which AT&T Corporationis to original company, which is now a subsidiary of the former SBC, itself a spin-off of the original company. So the links that refer to the historical AT&T that point to the current subsidiary are correct, as that subsidiary was and is actually the original company. oknazevad (talk) 18:19, 8 May 2014 (UTC)
Please also consider adding material about Unix to the article on AT&T Corporation, an older company that is a subisdiary of the 2005 AT&T.
I believe that AT&T gave up / sold control of Unix to X/Open and Novell in the early 1990s, and control of Bell Labs in 1996 (all before 2005) but both Unix and the labs probably deserve a mention in the history section.
--Hroðulf (or Hrothulf) (Talk) 11:16, 29 April 2015 (UTC)