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Re: BOOM! there goes WorldCom
From: Barry Shein <bzs () world std com>
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 1997 22:27:26 -0400

Isn't "SPRINT" an acronym for "Southern Pacific Railroad blah blah"?

On July 16, 1997 at 16:18 nikm () ixa net (Nikos Mouat) wrote:

If you're suggesting that Qwest is the only carrier using railroad right
of ways I suggest you take a closer look at those little orange posts
running along the side of train tracks.. I've seen MCI, Worldcom, AT&T,
sprint and others running along the same tracks from Seattle to


On Wed, 16 Jul 1997, Scott Landman wrote:

If fibers being cut is the culprit here, does going with a supplier like
Qwest make sense because their fibers are running down railroad right of
ways and, therefore, should be less succeptible to a backhoe digging where
it shouldn't be?  Or are you looking at other, more secure mediums for the
bulk of your traffic?

        -Barry Shein

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