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it's been fifteen years since a a wealth disastrous merger with time warner and now it may be on the verge of another mistake and internet company more associated with the dot com boom and bust than the current internet revival a well is selling itself before point four billion dollars to telecom and fiber optic company verizon this planned marriage is all wrong says rotors breaking views columnist rob syrian is what you think about what a o. l. is is all their profits essentially still come from dialup , mister dying business they've been rolling these profits and other businesses and verizon wants one of these it's called ad tech what they do is they match , advertisers , to viewers online %HESITATION problem is that google and other companies are in the space so it's it's a tough business to succeed in verizon is going to have to invest piles of cash to keep up with google and facebook immobile ad targeting and it's already juggling the launch of a video service and fending off competition from t. mobile in the cutthroat mobile service market distraction horizon this deal is rising could spend this money on making better phone service and better wire service for free , and that's probably a better use , verizon however armed with , million , opal customers sees dollar signs in a. o. l. web properties like the huffington post along with that ad targeting business that could bring in more cash from advertisers says reuters media correspondent jen saiba i guess from their viewpoint they think that it's probably better to have it all integrated into one type of thing right so i'm on a mobile phone they conserve ads they conserve %HESITATION the content they can do everything in one fell swoop but verizon's lack of transformative deals in the , adding more concern that a well forever known as one half of the worst merger in history setting itself up for another failure