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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 <sean@donelan.com> 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
DSL.
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Jeff McAdams                            Email: jeffm@iglou.com
Head Network Administrator              Voice: (502) 966-3848
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