27 Total Quotes

Michael Armstrong Quotes

People use not just personal computers, but telephones, televisions, wireless and other devices with this technology so that minutes will migrate over time, ... We really don't see a mass substitution or a great big cliff ahead of us, but rather that people will use this [Net2Phone applications] in conjunction with activities that they are performing in the Internet portal space.
Michael Armstrong
#Computers

It would seem to favor the community colleges, to the detriment of students who would prefer to attend a university. Some kids are better served at community colleges, and some kids are better served at universities. That decision should be based on academic reasons, not economic reasons.
Michael Armstrong
#Community

This gives us a very persistent presence in these portals and browsers, with voice-over-IP [Internet protocol], ... The ability to attach other services and applications to that voice service was very much a part of our strategy.
Michael Armstrong
#Ability

It's amazing how complicated this industry can make saying 'Hello,' ... actually will save consumers money because it's simple, it's any day and all day, it's straightforward.
Michael Armstrong
#Money

This merger will mean a real choice and lower prices in local phone service, faster Internet access and better cable TV,
Michael Armstrong
#Choice

People use not just personal computers, but telephones, televisions, wireless and other devices with this technology so that minutes will migrate over time. We really don't see a mass substitution or a great big cliff ahead of us, but rather that people will use this [Net2Phone applications] in conjunction with activities that they are performing in the Internet portal space.
Michael Armstrong
#Computers

We're comfortable that if the Time Warner partnership is not attributable to AT&T that we can fit under the 30 percent cap,
Michael Armstrong
#Partnership

During the quarter, we maintained our focus on managing costs, increasing revenue in our growth businesses, and improving customer satisfaction,
Michael Armstrong
#Focus

While our total revenue reflects the impact of the industry-wide decline in long-distance voice, we are growing revenue in Business Data and IP services and our Broadband business by nearly 14 percent,
Michael Armstrong
#Decline

This agreement will turn a non-strategic investment into cash that we can use to pay down debt,
Michael Armstrong
#Agreement

I don't think [the SBC acquisition of SNET] is a defining event, ... I don't think it does anything to open markets or promote competition.
Michael Armstrong
#Acquisition

We've had some starts and some stops with America Online. The way a network operator like we make money is with network traffic ... we just haven't been able to get together.
Michael Armstrong
#America

We're putting the best brand in communications with the best broadband infrastructure in America.
Michael Armstrong
#America

We're getting the fat out of the company.
Michael Armstrong
#Company

Our business, along with others in the industry, continues to feel the impact of declines in long-distance voice revenue,
Michael Armstrong
#Business

We know of no objections or issues at the FCC, so we believe that removes any last doubt there is,
Michael Armstrong
#Doubt

For Hughes Aircraft to remain competitive in a shrinking market, there was a need to increase its participation in the industry consolidation. Raytheon together with Hughes will create a much more competitive company.
Michael Armstrong
#Participation

Further, the board is concerned that Comcast's multi-tier voting structure would put AT&T shareowners at a disadvantage in matters of corporate governance,
Michael Armstrong
#Voting

Are we just moving boxes around or are we fundamentally changing the way the nation does business? It's too soon to tell. But there's a lot of good work over the past several years and decades that doesn't need to be negated.
Michael Armstrong
#Business

It's not either terrorism or natural hazards. Both are important and both need to be addressed.
Michael Armstrong
#Terrorism

We're getting the fat out of the company,
Michael Armstrong
#Company

are not in the consumer's interest and should be denied.
Michael Armstrong
#Interest

That's not where we want it and there's much more to be done to achieve more growth,
Michael Armstrong
#Growth

We're putting the best brand in communications with the best broadband infrastructure in America,
Michael Armstrong
#America

We are in total alignment with Excite@Home on this transaction,
Michael Armstrong
#Home

There seems to be a lot of fun in reporting that this is a reversal of our strategy,
Michael Armstrong
#Fun

The ancient Romans had a tradition: whenever one of their engineers constructed an arch, as the capstone was hoisted into place, the engineer assumed accountability for his work in the most profound way possible: he stood under the arch.
Michael Armstrong
#Work