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Monthly Archives: October 2008

The MPLS donnybrook: How long will it last?

Posted on by David Rohde

Telecom industry consolidation is a fact, and the prospect of totally anti-competitive attitudes by mega-carriers remains latent. But none of this changes the reality on the ground of a real shootout between AT&T and Verizon for MPLS customers. Competitive RFPs … Continue reading

How to follow the Sprint news

Posted on by David Rohde

Whether or not you use Sprint as one of your carriers, all enterprise users have a keen interest in following the news of the company’s future. Two main reasons account for this concern. One is that Sprint has for many … Continue reading

Surprisingly good economic news — Verizon property values up!

Posted on by David Rohde

So the value of your home, car, stocks, bonds, furniture, jewelry, dog and cat are down. Don’t worry! We know that things are looking up due to a heartening piece of news from the telecom industry. Through an unbelievably shrewd … Continue reading

Skipping directly to the bottom line — or not

Posted on by David Rohde

Because we live in a society that’s pressed for time, it’s natural to assume that saving time is a virtue. Sometimes enterprises use this idea to try to impel carriers to rush the process of negotiating deals. More often not, … Continue reading