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Re: BT monopoly causes widespread network failure
- From: Jeff Mcadams
- Date: Wed Nov 21 15:42:45 2001
Also sprach Sean M. Doran
>Sean Donelan writes:
>| The joy of single provider service.
>No, you mean: the joy of a rapacious monopoly with a spineless
BellSouth and the FCC and Kentucky Public Service Commission?
Oh, you're still talking about BT...sorry.
>BT has successfully stalled opening itself up to competition as
>required by EU and UK law, by sitting on the local loop.
>Meanwhile, they themselves are deliberately slow on rolling out modern
>broadband services (e.g., xDSL) compared to the EU average.
>In short, the UK is *the* backwater of Europe when it comes to
>high-speed Internet connectivity -- it is rare to find at all, and when
>you find it, it's not cheap.
>You have evil incumbents in the USA too. Beware.
Ah...here we're back to talking about BellSouth again. I knew I was
right in the first place! :)
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