Cingular and AT&T

january 21, 2004

Looks as number two, Cingular is really serious about picking up another mobile company in an effort to grow past their biggest competitor Verizon. The bid is in, Cingular has official offered to pick up number three mobile provider AT&T. If the merger would go through it would make Cingular the number one mobile provider with 45 million subscribers. Verizon would drop to number two with 35 million. Sprint would be third, Nextel would be fourth and T-Mobile would be fifth.