monopolies

 

2000: A Blueprint For Local Competition

Posted: 02/2000 2000: A Blueprint For Local Competition By H. Russell Frisby Jr. As a new year and century begins, the telecommunications industry is at the brink of major changes. During 1999, we saw competition begin to take hold. U.S. telecom markets are projected to reach double-digit growth and spending for equipment and services, rising […]

Regulatory News – CompTel Protests House Broadband Bill

Posted: 10/1999 CompTel Protests House Broadband Bill By Kim Sunderland The Tauzin-Dingell bill (H.R. 2420) that would deregulate and offer broadband relief to the incumbent local exchange carriers (ILECs) won’t work, the board of directors for the Competitive Telecommunications Association (CompTel) says. In a letter of protest sent to Congresswoman Heather A. Wilson, R-N.M., a […]

Mr. Ed’s Traveling Salvation Show for Monopolies

Posted: 06/1998 Mr. Ed’s Traveling Salvation Show for Monopolies Competitors attempting to penetrate the local markets are reporting an assortment of anti-competitive practices by these same incumbents. By Casey Freymuth Internationally, incumbent alliances have failed at many levels. At home, however, they’ve done a pretty good job of protecting market share by anyone’s standards. When […]

GUEST EDITORIAL

Posted: 04/1998 GUEST EDITORIAL By Robert M. McDowell, ESQ. It was a drizzly February morning when I arrived at work to be greeted by a Washington-style rumor more chilling than the mid-winter weather. Phone calls were abuzz with whispers laden with sincere anxiety: Bell Atlantic Corp./NYNEX was in "secret" negotiations with the Federal Communications Commission […]

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