US WEST scales back on DSL development

Greene, Tim
September 1997
Network World;09/29/97, Vol. 14 Issue 39, p33
Trade Publication
Reports that US WEST Inc. has postponed its digital subscriber line (DSL) development in the United States. Criticisms on the use of DSL technology; US WEST's plan to market its MegaBit DSL service in parts of Arizona and Utah; Decision to shelve plans to user ISDN-based DSL technology developed by Ascend Communications Inc.


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