The recent drop in the share prices of Verizon (VZ -2%) and AT&T (T -1.8%) is perhaps more...

|By:, SA News Editor

The recent drop in the share prices of Verizon (VZ -2%) and AT&T (T -1.8%) is perhaps more about investors attempting "to figure out the impact of the Verizon iPhone (AAPL -0.3%) than the long-term financial and dividend picture for those two companies," notes Richard Shaw. What counts most is data delivery - not declining wireline revenue.