What Verizon's New Plan Means for These 4 Telecoms

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The following video is from this week's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, along with Bill Mann and Joe Magyer, discuss the latest business news. Verizon announced new "Share Everything" plans that will share a set amount of mobile data access among up to 10 smartphones, tablets, and other devices, all while providing unlimited voice minutes and text messaging. Will this be good for customers, shareholders, or both? In this segment, the guys analyze the changing landscape in the telecom industry and share why both A&T and Sprint Nextel will be watching the success of Verizon's new strategy closely, and why telecoms like Leap Wireless and MetroPCS Communications should be nervous.

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