TITLE

Big-Four Telcos Feeding On CLEC DSL Leftovers

AUTHOR(S)
Kuhl, Craig
PUB. DATE
July 2001
SOURCE
Multichannel News;7/2/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 27, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The demise of competitive local-exchange carriers such as Flashcom Inc., Jato Communications Corp., NorthPoint Communications Inc, Vectris and a host of others has been a definite boon for well-heeled and deep-pocketed incumbents that provide digital-subscriber-line service. In fact, the window of opportunity for the big four incumbent LECs BellSouth Corp., Qwest Communications International Inc., SBC Communications Inc. and Verizon Communications has widened considerably. DSL's numbers are projected to skyrocket to nearly 15 million by year-end 2003, with about 80 percent of the customers in the hands of the big four incumbents, TeleChoice reported.
ACCESSION #
10618349

 

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