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RE: Systemic problems at Verizon

  • From: Richard Welty
  • Date: Fri Feb 16 12:32:38 2001



Jeff Mcadams <jeffm@iglou.com> wrote:
> Also sprach Richard Welty
> >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.

i was thinking in terms of changing for the better. there is no question
in my mind that the old NYNEX territory still sucks as much as it ever
did, and the old Bell-Atlantic certainly deteriorated after the merger.

richard





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