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FCC Order Gives ILECs an Edge over Resellers

Posted:  02/2000 FCC Order Gives ILECs an Edge over Resellers BY KIM SUNDERLAND In what resellers hail as a major victory for their industry, the FCC (www.fcc.gov) has ordered ILECs to make x digital subscriber line (xDSL)-based advanced services available at wholesale rates for resale. However, resellers say the order contains a loophole that may […]

xDSL: First Technology, Now Marketing

Posted: 04/1999 xDSL: First Technology, Now Marketing By Peter Lambert A handful of aggressive competitive carriers, regional Bell operating companies (RBOCs) and Internet service providers (ISPs) spent much of 1998 trying to prove broadband access technologies in the real world. According to analysts, although some technological hurdles remain in their path, the pioneers in high-speed […]

Stretching the Truth About Broadband Services

Posted: 08/1998 Stretching the Truth About Broadband Services The RBOCs’ Questionable Grasp of Reality By Carol Ann Bischoff Using a broom labeled "Section 706," four of the regional Bell operating companies (RBOCs)–Ameritech Corp., Bell Atlantic Corp., SBC Communications Inc. and US WEST Inc.–are trying to sweep aside key market-opening provisions of the Telecommuni-cations Act of […]

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