Well, you would have to say what is the criteria to determine the success of any merger? It would have to be that the companies are stronger financially, that they took market share, and they are on a very steady footing in terms of their performance. Kevin Rollins
Every single time you make a merger, somebody is losing his identity. And saying something different is just rubbish. Carlos Ghosn
A merger is hard to pull off under any circumstances. It's harder when everybody is against you. Carly Fiorina
The strength in our third-quarter financial results is cause for excitement. I'm particularly pleased that we continue to demonstrate impressive growth at the same time we are engaged in important merger discussions. Bernard Ebbers
This merger is a logical next step that creates substantial value for customers and stockholders of both AT&T and BellSouth. It will benefit customers through new services and expanded service capabilities. Edward Whitacre, Jr.