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Roundtable Forum: Communications Services

WILLIAM V. POWER, CFA, is a Vice President at Robert W. Baird & Co. and is Baird's Senior Research Analyst covering communications services. Prior to joining Baird in 2000, he was a Vice President in the Equity Research Group of J.C. Bradford & Co., where he covered wireless telecommunications companies. Before joining J.C. Bradford & Co., he was with Hoak Breedlove Wesneski & Co., where he held several positions, the last being wireless telecommunications analyst. He was named to The Wall Street Journal 'Best On The Street' All-Star Team in 2000 and 2002 for his work in wireless telecommunications. He received his BA from Tulane University. Profile
Timothy K. Horan, CFA, is a Managing Director and Senior Analyst heading the communication and cloud services equity research team at Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. He has been with the firm since 1998 and has been a communications services Analyst for more than 13 years. Previously, Mr. Horan was a Research Analyst at Smith Barney, in a group that was ranked number two among wireline services teams in the 1997 Greenwich Associates institutional survey, and a perennial winner of the Institutional Investor analyst survey. Before becoming an Equity Analyst, Mr. Horan worked as a Civil Engineer on various projects in the New York area. He received a B.S. in civil engineering from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and earned an MBA in finance, with Beta Gamma Sigma honors, from Columbia Business School. Profile
TWST: Will, what has gone on from a market perspective in the wireline

communications area over the past six months or so?

Mr. Power: As you look at the broader wireline group, it