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Re: Systemic problems at Verizon
- From: Jeff Mcadams
- Date: Fri Feb 16 09:29:57 2001
Also sprach Richard Welty
> Sean Donelan <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Verizon is continuing to have network problems.
>> Are things as bad in Verizon country as they got in Ameritech
>> country? Eventually the various state PUC's had to intervene in
>> Ameritech's service problems.
>it would seem to vary depending on the ILEC/RBOC ancestry of various
>parts of Verizon. the old NYNEX (New York/New England) is bloody awful;
>the old Bell Atlantic (mid Atlantic) perhaps not so bad, and some of
>the old GTE-owned ILECs were not good at all.
>it takes a very long time for an old ILEC to change, and i'd expect
>that tens or hundreds of mergers can take place without changing the
>behavior of the old line staff out in the field much at all.
I would somewhat contradict that. It hasn't taken GTE long at all to
adopt Bell Atlantic's anti-competitive ways with regard to provisioning
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