What Wall Streets Collapse Means for Telecom

Thanks to the Sept. 15 stock market crash, more than one long-time telecom professional probably is wheezing into a paper bag, trying to cope with flashbacks to the dot-com bust. Analysts say telecom’s okay for now, but that might not be the case in the next few months.

Kelly Teal explores why deeper economic uncertainty, combined with greater competition from cablecos and wireless carriers, as well as continued ILEC deregulation, means competitive carriers could have some tough times ahead.

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