Home » Consumer News »Video » Currently Reading:

We’re the Phone Company: We Don’t Care & We Don’t Have To

Phillip Dampier August 23, 2012 Consumer News, Video 1 Comment

[flv width=”616″ height=”388″]http://www.phillipdampier.com/video/Ernestine We Dont Care.mp4[/flv]

The more things change, the more they stay the same. On September 18, 1976 Lily Tomlin’s “Ernestine” reminded Americans here at the Phone Company we handle 84 billion calls a year with a system consisting of a multibillion-dollar matrix that is so sophisticated even we can’t handle it. But that’s your problem, isn’t it? We don’t care. We don’t have to. We’re the Phone Company.  (1 minute)

Currently there is 1 comment on this Article:

  1. Tony Vazquez says:

    Reel-to-reel! Also, real … too real.

Search This Site:

Contributions:

Recent Comments:

  • Fred Pilot: "Rural Americans may face the consequences of any transition. They are least likely to have suitable broadband service capable of supporting DirecTV’s...
  • Matt M: Those of us in the rural areas just keep getting screwed....
  • JOHN S PINNOW: This is well and great. We went from U-verse to direct-tv and now in the next 10 years another shake up. Well I am hoping AT&T will improve its ow...
  • lakawak: First off...NOTHING is free. Spectrum's policy is just forced upgrades. Everything is built into the price already. So where Time Warner used to allow...
  • LG: Now, we need numbers aggregated with and without streaming services, since they're internet based as opposed to CATV / SAT. This difference is more i...
  • L.Nova: Nothing pleases me more than seeing Ajit Pai sorely lose....
  • JFParnell: When the Chips are Down the Buffalo moves ON....
  • Justin Trella: I guess as long as the service is stable you’ll most likely not deflect. I quick call every year or so usually gets your rates back down. If you are l...
  • Justin Trella: I imagine the reason being is it’s a technically no credit check. It’s based solely on the fact you were approved for regular services which are no cr...
  • Ian L: I live in what has to be one of the last MDUs in Austin wired for copper by AT&T rather than fiber. Until June, 50/10 was the highest available sp...
  • Ian L: I wouldn't go so far as to say "no need". FTTH has lower latency and effectively zero jitter, and cable systems today are just now catching up to the ...
  • Lee: One of two possibilities exist. The person you talked to was not correct that would happen, or they are correct and that would happen. It appears they...

Your Account: