Missouri House approves advertising on school buses
Missouri House members have approved legislation that would allow advertising on school buses to help districts cover transportation costs.
The legislation would allow school districts to lease space on the inside and exterior of school buses for private advertisements. Ads could not feature gambling, alcohol or tobacco.
AT&T Inc. is about to become the largest cellphone company in the U.S. The company says it will buy T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom AG in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $39 billion.
Right now AT&T is the second largest wireless carrier, behind only Verizon Wireless. AT&T expects its acquisition to take a year to close.
Representatives of AT&T Missouri are downplaying rumors that customers will defect to Verizon when that company starts selling the iPhone on Thursday.
Among other improvements AT&T says that it's invested over $1.7 billion in its St. Louis wireless network.
Nancy Garvey is Vice President and General Manager for AT&T mobility.
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